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MDL "Marine Branch" Documentation

  1. SLOSH
  2. Extratropical Storm Surge
  3. Probabilistic Storm Surge
  4. Tides
  5. Other surge
  6. SPLASH

SLOSH Documents

  • How NWS uses SLOSH (including p-surgem et-surge and MEOW/MOMs)
    Glahn, B., A. Taylor, N. Kurkowski, and W. A. Shaffer, 2009: The Role of 
        the SLOSH Model in National Weather Service Storm Surge Forecasting.
        National Weather Digest, Volume 33, Number 1, 3-14.
    
    Houston, S. H., W. A. Shaffer, M. D. Powell, and J. Chen, 1999: Comparisons of 
        HRD and SLOSH Surface Wind Fields in Hurricanes: Implications for Storm 
        Surge Modeling.  Wea. Forecasting, Volume 14, 671-686.
    
    Houston, S. H., W. A. Shaffer, M. D. Powell, and J. Chen, 1996:  Incorporating
        HRD surface wind fields into the SLOSH model.  Preprints, Conference on
        Coastal Oceanic and Atmospheric Prediction, Atlanta, Amer. Meteor. Soc.,
        265-267.
    
    Houston, S. H., W. A. Shaffer, M. D. Powell, and J. Chen, 1995:  Comparisons
        of SLOSH parametric and HRD analyzed surface wind fields in recent
        hurricanes. Preprints, 21st Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology,
        Miami, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 619-621.
    
    
  • Definitive publication on SLOSH
    Jelesnianski, C. P., J. Chen, and W. A. Shaffer, 1992:  SLOSH:  Sea, lake, and
        overland surges from hurricanes.  NOAA Technical Report NWS 48, National
        Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U. S. Department of Commerce, 71 pp.
    
    Shaffer, W. A., C. P. Jelesnianski, and J. Chen, 1989:  Hurricane Storm Surge 
        Forecasting.  Preprints, 11th Conference on Probability and Statistics in 
        Atmospheric Sciences, Monterey, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J53-J58.
    
    Shaffer, W. A., C. P. Jelesnianski, and J. Chen, 1986: Hurricane storm surge  
        forecasting. Preprints Oceans 86, Washington, D.C., Marine Tech. Soc. and 
        IEEE/Oceanic Eng. Soc., 1379-1385.
        Available at:        
         http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?arnumber=1160318&abstractAccess=no&userType=inst
    
    Jelesnianski, C. P., J. Chen, W. A. Shaffer, and A. J. Gilad, 1984: SLOSH-A
        hurricane storm surge forecast model. Preprints Oceans 84, Washington, D.C., 
        Marine Tech. Soc. and IEEE/Oceanic Eng. Soc., 314-317. 
    
    

Extratropical Storm Surge (ETSS)




Probabilistic Storm Surge




Tides




Other Storm Surge

Jarvinen, B.R.; Lawrence, M.B. (1985). "An evaluation of the SLOSH storm-surge  
    model". American Meteorological Society Bulletin 66 (11): 1408-1411. (Wikipedia)

Das, P.K., 1978: Present techniques of tropical storm surge prediction. Secretariat of the
    World Meteorological Organization, 87p. (NOAA Library ISBN: 9263105006)

Pore, N. A., 1974: A forecast aid for extratropical storm surges at Washington, 
    North Carolina. TDL Office Note 74-9, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. 
    Department of Commerce, 12 pp. 

    , 1974: A forecast aid for extratropical storm surge at Minnesott Beach, 
    North Carolina. TDL Office Note 74-5, National Weather Service, NOAA, 
    U.S. Department of Commerce, 11 pp.

    , W. S. Richardson, and H. P. Perrotti, 1974: Forecasting Extratropical Storm 
    Surges the Northeast Coast of the United States. Technical Memorandum 50,
    National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, 70 pp

Jelesnianski, C. P., 1970: "Bottom stress time-history" in linearized equations of 
    motion for storm surges. Mon. Wea. Rev., 98, 462-478.

Jelesnianski, C. P., 1967: Numerical computations of storm surges with bottom
    stress.  Mon. Wea. Rev., Volume 95, Number 11, 740-756.

Pore, N. A., 1965: Chesapeake Bay extratropical storm surges. Chesapeake Science,
    6, 172-182. 

    , A. T. Angelo, and J. G. Taylor, 1965: Hurricane Cindy Galveston Bay tides.
    Technical Note ll-TDL-2, Weather Bureau, ESSA, U.S. Department of 
    Commerce, 8 pp.

Jelesnianski, C. P., 1965: A numerical calculation of storm tides induced by a     
    tropical storm impinging on a continental shelf. Mon. Wea. Rev., Volume 93,    
    number 6,  343-358.

Harris, D. L., and C. P. Jelesnianski, 1964: Some problems involved in the 
    numerical solutions of tidal hydraulics equations. Mon. Wea. Rev., Volume 92, 
    Number 9, 409-422.

Harris, D.L. (1963). "Characteristics of the Hurricane Storm Surge" (PDF). Technical 
    Paper No. 48 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Weather Bureau): 139. 
http://www.csc.noaa.gov/hes/images/pdf/CHARACTERISTICS_STORM_SURGE.pdf. (Wikipedia)

Pore, A., 1960: Chesapeake Bay hurricane surges. Chesapeake Science, Volume 1, 
    Number3-4, 178-186.


SPLASH

Jelesnianski, C. P., 1979: Tropical storm surge forecasting in the National Weather 
    Service. Preprints Improved Hydrologic Forecasting Why and How Meeting.   
    Pacific Grove, Amer. Soc. of Civil Eng. and Amer. Meteor. Soc., 65-75.

Jelesnianski, D. P., 1976: A Sheared Coordinate System For Storm Surge Equations 
    of Motion with a Mildly Curved Coast.  Technical Memorandum 61, National 
    Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, 65 pp.

Jelesnianski, C. P., and C. S. Barrientos, 1975: A Preliminary View of Storm Surges 
    Before and after Storm Modifications for Alongshore-Moving Storms. Technical 
    Memorandum 58, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of 
    Commerce, 16 pp.

Barrientos, C. S., 1974: SPLASH--A numerical model for forecasting hurricane 
    storm surges.  Fourteenth Report on Research Work in Tropical Meteorology, 
    World Meteor. Org., 3 pp. 
 
    , and C. P. Je1esnianski, 1974: Some numerical experiments of the effects of 
    hurricane modification on storm surges. Proceedings of the WHO Technical 
    Conference, Manila, World Meteor. Org., 31-36.
 
    , and J. Chen, 1974: Storm surge shoaling corrections along the east coast. 
    Study for the Federal Insurance Administration, Interagency Agreement IAA-H-
    19-75, Techniques Development Laboratory, National Weather Service, NOAA,
    U.S. Department of Commerce, 16 pp. 

    , C. P. Jelesnianski, and A. D. Taylor, 1974: Users' guide for the SPLASH 
    program. Prepared for the National Technical Information Service, Techniques 
    Development Laboratory, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of 
    Commerce, 19 pp. 

Jelesnianski, C. P., 1974: SPLASH (Special Program to List Amplitudes of Surges 
    From Hurricanes: Part Two.  General Track \softline and Variant Storm 
    Conditions. Technical Memorandum 52, National Weather Service, 
    NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, 55 pp.

Barrientos, C. S., and C. P. Jelesnianski, 1973: Storm surge shoaling corrections 
    along the Gulf Coast. Study for Federal Insurance Administration, Interagency 
    Agreement lAA-H-5-73, Techniques Development Laboratory, National Weather 
    Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, 26 pp. 

Jelesnianski, C. P., and A. D. Taylor, 1973: A preliminary view of storm surges,
    before and after storm modifications. NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL
    WMPO-3, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, U.S. Department 
    of Commerce, 33 pp.

Jelesnianski, C. P., 1972: SPLASH (Special Program to List Amplitudes of
    Surges From Hurricanes): 1 Landfall Storms. Technical Memorandum 46, 
    National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce, 52 pp.


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