Modeling of Superstorm Sandy

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Thursday, 6 February 2014: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Georgia Ballroom 2 (The Georgia World Congress Center )
Hosts: (Joint between the Superstorm Sandy and the Built Environment: New Perspectives, Opportunities, and Tools; the 14th Presidential Forum; the Ninth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research; and the Major Weather Events and Societal Impacts of 2013 )
Chair:  William Read, National Hurricane Center, League City, TX
  3:30 PM
Genesis of Hurricane Sandy (2012) Simulated with a Global Mesoscale Model
Bo-Wen Shen, UMCP/ESSIC and NASA/GSFC, Greenbelt, MD; and M. DeMaria, J. L. Li, and S. Cheung

Handout (3.0 MB)

  3:45 PM
Intensification of Hurricane Sandy (2012) through Extratropical Warm Core Seclusion
Thomas J. Galarneau Jr., NCAR, Boulder, CO; and C. Davis and M. A. Shapiro
  4:00 PM
Multi-Scale Predictability Aspects of Superstorm Sandy
James D. Doyle, NRL, Monterey, CA; and R. Langland, P. A. Reinecke, and C. M. Amerault
  4:15 PM
Superstorm Sandy: A Perfect Testbed for Integrated Impact Forecasting using Coupled Atmosphere-Wave-Ocean-Surge Models
Shuyi S. Chen, Univ. of Miami/RSMAS, Miami, FL; and M. Curcic, B. Kerns, and C. Y. Lee

  4:30 PM
Modeling and Dissecting Hurricane Sandy's Storm Surge and Overland Inundation
Alan Blumberg, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ; and P. Orton and N. Georgas
  4:45 PM
High Resolution Ensemble Storm Surge Predictions for Superstorm Sandy Around the New York City Region
Brian A. Colle, Stony Brook University/SUNY, Stony Brook, NY; and J. Kuang, H. Bowman, M. J. Bowman, C. Flagg, F. Zhang, Y. Weng, and E. B. Munsell