Hurricanes /Typhoons
Storms: Hurricanes /Typhoons

A hurricane or typhoon is a severe weather event with wind and rain that can cause extensive damage and flooding both inland and on the coastlines.

Reduction of Hurricane Impact by Re-Creation of Marshlands and Barrier Islands
Reduction of Hurricane Impact by Re-Creation of Marshlands and Barrier Islands

Looking at New Orleans, a feasibility study demonstrates that the dangerous threat of damage from hurricane storm-surge can be mitigated by using modern coastal engineering and lessons learnt elsewhere.