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Louisiana Professor Taking The Guesswork Out Of Hurricane-Surge Predictions

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April 17, 2000
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When Hurricane Georges was barreling toward Louisiana's coastline in 1998, no one knew how accurate the storm surges predicted by meteorologists would be, LSU professor Gregory Stone said. But Stone is trying to change all that, hoping to significantly improve the predictive power of computer models through measurement of storm surge and other oceanographic phenomena in the Gulf of Mexico.

When Hurricane Georges was barreling toward Louisiana's coastline in 1998, no one knew how accurate the storm surges predicted by meteorologists would be, LSU professor Gregory Stone said.


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