Skip to main content
USGS - science for a changing world

Monitoring Inland Storm Surge and Flooding From Hurricane Gustav in Louisiana, September 2008

Dates

Publication Date

Citation

Monitoring Inland Storm Surge and Flooding From Hurricane Gustav in Louisiana, September 2008; 2008; OFR; 2008-1373; McGee, Benton D.; Goree, Burl B.; Tollett, Roland W.; Mason, Robert R., Jr.

Summary

On August 29-31, 2008, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) deployed a mobile monitoring network consisting of 124 pressure transducers (sensors) (figs. 1, 2) at 80 sites over an area of about 4,200 square miles to record the timing, extent, and magnitude of inland hurricane storm surge and coastal flooding generated by Hurricane Gustav, which made landfall in southeastern Louisiana on September 1. One-hundred twenty-one sensors from 61 sites (fig. 3) were recovered. Thirty-seven sites from which sensors were recovered were in the New Orleans area, and the remaining 24 sites were distributed throughout southeastern Louisiana. Sites were categorized as surge (21), riverine flooding (18), anthropogenic (affected by the operation of gates [...]

Contacts

Attached Files

Click on title to download individual files attached to this item.

metadata7949829650237942876.xml
Potential Metadata Source

View
2.79 KB
Thumbnail
Thumbnail

Tags

Categories
Publication
Types

Provenance

Data source
Harvester
Harvested on Mon Jul 21 13:20:50 MDT 2014 from MODS XML Service

Additional Information

Identifiers

Type Scheme Key
local-index unknown ofr20081373
local-pk unknown 97206
doi http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-outline-3-5.html#identifier doi:10.3133/ofr20081373
series unknown Open-File Report

Citation Extension

journalOpen-File Report
editionVersion 1.0
languageENGLISH
citationTypeReport

Item Actions

View Item as ...

Save Item as ...

View Item...