flooding

Centralizing resources: Delaware Sea Grant researchers develop infrastructure to house flood, high water mark data

Each year, Delaware experiences anywhere from 10 to 35 significant coastal storms, including nor’easters and tropical systems. These storms bring with them the potential for coastal flooding, one of the most significant natural hazards facing the state today.

In 2012, for example,...Read more

Zoomable map for coastal Sussex County - 100 year flood event

Delaware Sea Grant and partners develop interactive flood risk visualization tool

While Nov. 30 marked the official end of hurricane season, winter and spring months also can generate large weather events — including nor’easters that can bring significant flooding to the Delaware coast.

Historically, winds, waves and storm tides associated with nor’easters have...Read more

South Bethany Beach Flood Risk Visualization Map - Hurricane Sandy

Long Neck Flood Risk Visualization Map - Hurricane Sandy

Dewey Beach Flood Risk Visualization Map - Hurricane Sandy

South Bethany Beach Flood Risk Visualization Map - 1998 Northeaster

Pot Nets Flood Risk Visualization Map - 1998 Northeaster

Oak Orchard Flood Risk Visualization Map - 1998 Northeaster

Long Neck Flood Risk Visualization Map - 1998 Northeaster

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