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V. Swail(1), B. Lee(2), A. Soares(3), D. Resio(4), K. Horsburgh(5), T. Murty(6), S. Dube(7), M. Entel(8), J. Flowerdew(9)
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The 1st JCOMM (Joint World Meteorological Organisation (WMO)/Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Technical Commission for Oceanography and Marine Meteorology) Scientific and Technical Symposium on Storm Surges was held in Seoul, Korea in October 2007. This paper describes the results from the symposium, and in particular the actions and recommendations proposed for the scientific, governmental and inter-governmental organizations responsible for multi-hazard marine warning systems. These recommendations included issues related to enhancements to storm surge modelling, operational forecasting, including the development of ensemble forecasting techniques, and data issues, including both measurement and access to both in-situ and remotely-sensed data sources for water level measurements and other relevant variables. The symposium spawned several activities aimed at enhancing storm surge forecasting and risk assessment, which in turn led to the set of requirements, described in this paper for MetOcean (meteorological and oceanographic) and related data in support of total water level prediction resulting from tide, wave and surge interactions, and associated inundation.
Correspondence should be addressed to E-mail: Val.Swail@ec.gc.ca
This paper shall be cited as:
Swail, V. & Co-Authors (2010). "Storm Surge" in Proceedings of OceanObs’09: Sustained Ocean Observations and Information for Society (Vol. 2), Venice, Italy, 21-25 September 2009, Hall, J., Harrison, D.E. & Stammer, D., Eds., ESA Publication WPP-306, doi:10.5270/OceanObs09.cwp.88
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