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Assessing impacts of recent storm activity on sediment transport and storage in the Hudson River

Lead PI: Dr. Frank O Nitsche

Unit Affiliation: Marine Geology & Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

June 2013 - May 2017
Inactive
North America ; Hudson River, NY
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: This project will investigate changes in the bathymetry and sediment distribution in the Hudson River after the storms Irene and Sandy.

SPONSOR:

Hudson River Foundation

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$189,666

RESEARCH TEAM:

Timothy Kenna

KEYWORDS

tropical storms hurricanes sediment erosion seismic survey bathymetry cores

THEMES

Restless earth