Jake Goodwin, Ph.D. candidate in biological oceanography at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, deploys a Teledyne ocean temperature sensing glider off the coast of Chincoteague on Sept. 11, 2013.
Ming Li, left, and Bill Boicourt are leading the project for Horn Point Laboratory in Cambridge to better predict the intensity of a storm and how much areas will flood as a result.
Posted: Monday, November 25, 2013 5:00 am
Updated: 10:10 pm, Mon Nov 25, 2013.
CAMBRIDGE — Scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory have a new project in the works that aims to better predict the intensity of storm surges on the Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Coast.
Scientist Ming Li said the idea for the project came about following the fury Superstorm Sandy released last fall on the coast, with an overall cost of storm damage being about $65 billion.
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Monday, November 25, 2013 5:00 am.
Updated: 10:10 pm.