This document includes sixteen papers exploring the advance of hurricane surge obstacles to guard long island urban and within sight New Jersey from the consequences of a destiny deluge. even though the focus is mitigating the results of a typhoon, emerging sea degrees may well require safeguard for town from what at the moment are minor surges. those papers shape a beginning for the medical and engineering study essential to review the barrier suggestion and discover concepts for its layout and execution. themes comprise: modeling, simulation, and predicted results of wind and typhoon surges hydrologic feasibility regulatory matters ecological and weather concerns geotechnical matters navigability and layout ideas for limitations on the East River, Verrazano Narrows, Arthur Kill, and Outer Harbor Gateway This assortment is must-reading for coastal engineers, navigation engineers, emergency planners, and govt officers within the manhattan urban region, in addition to different weak coastal parts.
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