inundation


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an abundant, usually overwhelming flow or fall, as of a river or rain

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This will further decrease flood inundation by 7.5 percent.
The researchers found that inundation onshore generally increased as they moved their artificial islands closer to the shoreline, except for when the wave broke before reaching the island, in which case the opposite was true: the inundation was greater at the islands.
A pyroclastic flow inundation map can be generated by field surveys from the crater rim to the furthest extent of the pyroclastic flow after a volcanic eruption.
The difference between the "watch" and the "warning" is that a "watch" means there is a "possibility of life-threatening inundation from rising water moving inland from the shoreline" usually within 48 hours, (http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/experimental/surgewarning/) according to NHC .
communities will reach or exceed the threshold for chronic inundation; 70% in Louisiana and Maryland.
This doctoral dissertation examines uncertainty in flood inundation models and develops methods for the use of probabilistic flood maps derived by hydraulic models in spatial planning.
The survivors' accounts have much in common in describing the time of the earthquake, retreat of the sea, numbers of tsunami waves, time intervals between waves, and local inundation limits.
They are the first and second fatalities classified as Inundation in 2016.
The type of seaweed that's responsible for the inundation is sargassum, a brown substance which forms large floating mats.
OSU is planning to place a $50 million marine science building in an area near Newport that is known to be subject to periodic inundation by tsunamis, despite warnings by the state geologist and despite the fact that the university's own researchers are leading authorities on the periodic massive earthquakes along the Cascadia Subduction Zone and the tsunamis that follow.
Smith, assigned to ERDC's Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL), is being recognized for her pioneering work developing the STWAVE (Steady State Spectral WAVE) numerical wave transformation model, used by engineers around the world for advancing the knowledge of sediment transport, storm surge and wetland inundation that enables the safety, health and welfare of coastal communities.
They seem to have enjoyed the inundation and are better than they've been in years.
The storm surge-induced inundation has great impacts/threats on the activities and even the safety of the people living in the coastal region.
The inundation zone of the cascade dams will not include special protected areas, RusHydro says.