Environmental Hazards
Storm Surge Induced Flooding in New Orleans

Chris Below, Chris Dierich, Keith Erickson, and Rachel Kjos




What is a Storm Surge?

What Happened During Hurricane Katrina?

Why New Orleans is Vulnerable?

The Future of New Orleans

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Our PowerPoint Slide Show

More Information about the COAST 2050 project

Source: http://www.coast2050.gov/barrier_island.htm

More Information about the Louisiana Coast

Source: http://www.uvm.edu/~jbartlet/nr260/wetland%20formation/barrierisland.jpg

For more information on Hurricanes and Hurricane preparedness go to: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/


Some cool stuff from PBS

Videos From Hurricane Katrina

Some Interesting Articles

Hurricane Katrina Slideshow

The New York Times Online