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Hurricane Sandy and New Jersey

Title: Hurricane Sandy and New Jersey: The Nature of a Natural Disaster.
Name(s): Blaskiewicz, Claire S., author
Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2014
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: While natural disasters can often be catalysts for change, understanding where to begin changing can be discovered by looking at the science and history of the affected area. Hurricane Sandy's unprecedented landfall in October 2012 began this progression for the state of New Jersey. This study examines the processes affecting the ocean and beaches of New Jersey, looks at the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the state and discusses the changing standards that have been and continue to be enacted since storm recovery began. Specifically highlighted are the engineering practices of flood mitigation, the effects of the storm on the state's economy and the new policies and standards that have come about in the aftermath.
Identifier: FSU_migr_uhm-0564 (IID)
Keywords: Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey
Submitted Note: A Thesis submitted to the Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science in partial fulfillment of the requirements for graduation with Honors in the Major.
Degree Awarded: Fall Semester, 2014.
Date of Defense: November 14, 2014.
Subject(s): Earth sciences
Atmospheric sciences
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Owner Institution: FSU
Is Part of Series: Honors Theses.

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Blaskiewicz, C. S. (2014). Hurricane Sandy and New Jersey: The Nature of a Natural Disaster. Retrieved from