Global coastal flood hazard

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Muis et al Coastal Flood datasets These datasets present the first global reanalysis of storm surges and extreme sea levels (GTSR data set) based on hydrodynamic modelling. GTSR covers the entire world’s coastline and consists of time series of tides and surges, and estimates of extreme sea levels. Validation shows that there is good agreement between modelled and observed sea levels, and that the performance of GTSR is similar to that of many regional hydrodynamic models. More information on the methods can be found at: Muis, S., Verlaan, M., Winsemius, H.C., Aerts, J.C.J.H., Ward, P.J., 2016. A global reanalysis of storm surge and extreme sea levels. Nat. Commun. 7, 1–11. doi:10.1038/ncomms11969

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Author World Bank Group
Last Updated March 23, 2021, 09:20 (UTC)
Created March 23, 2021, 09:20 (UTC)
Topic Extractive industries
Country United Arab Emirates
Published year 2016

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