Ocean Sciences 2022: Overview of COAWST modeling system application to study barrier island breaching during Hurricane Michael (2018). Supported by NOPP NHCI Project.
by Martha Schönau, Luca Centurioni, Steve Jayne, and Elizabeth Sanabia
Hurricane Ian was the first 2022 hurricane to make landfall in the continental USA with strong Cat 5 winds and large amounts of rain. The team of Deltares USA, Deltares Netherlands, USGS and NRL successfully applied the COSMOS modelling system to forecast hurricane Ian’s flood and morphological impact.