Coastal Resilience Against Storm Surge from Tropical Cyclones

It is well known that seawalls are effective at stopping common storm surges in urban areas. This paper examines whether seawalls should be built to withstand the storm surge from a major tropical cyclone. We estimate the extra cost of building the wall tall enough to stop such surges and the extra...

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Main Authors: Robert Mendelsohn, Liang Zheng
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2020-07-01
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