Two hundred billion dollars worth of maritime freight transits through NY/NJ ports annually.
A hurricane seen from STS-66 shuttle Atlantis, courtesy of NASA
Areas of Manhattan were evacuated in anticipation of Irene
Hurricane Irene caused billions of dollars in damages across the East coast
Stevens researchers launch a balloon to aid in the DHS Urban Dispersion Program, which monitored gases released into the atmosphere over New York City.
Wind stress, atmospheric pressure, and the tides all play a part to flooding during storm surges