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Quantifying Flood Risk and Hazard in Highly Urbanized Coastal Watersheds
Today, nearly half of the global population lives within 150 km of a coastline. As continued coastal development coincides with rising sea levels and more frequent and intense storms, the incidence, and cost of natural ...
Development of a Framework to Simulate Storm Surge-Induced Aboveground Storage Tank Spills
This thesis introduces a modeling framework for simulating the surface trajectory of aboveground storage tank (AST) spills caused by flotation failure during storm surge events. A single tank failure can be catastrophic ...