International Journal of Geophysics / 2009 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

A Tsunami Ball Approach to Storm Surge and Inundation: Application to Hurricane Katrina, 2005

Figure 4

Peak storm surge in 1 m increments starting at 1 m. Note the trail left by the eye pile and how its height grows toward shore. Areas in the lower Mississippi Delta and the Coast of Mississippi State fare worst in this simulation. Surge banks up against the mainland and extends 60 km out into the Gulf of Mexico.

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