FD1202 - Causes of seasonal sea level variations and implications for surge predictions

Theme:Strategy and Policy Development
Project status:Completed
Start date:01/08/1998
End date:31/07/2000
Contractor:
  • Natural Environment Research Council
Contact:
Summary Objectives:- To understand the processes causing variations in surge elevation which result in persistent errors in present surge forecasts and to improve surge models and prediction systems to account correctly for these variations. Key Customer Purpose:- To improve the surge model used by the Storm Tide Forecasting Service funded by MAFF and so improve the quality of flood warnings issued to the operating authorities.