Topic: Hurricane Ike

Mapping a hurricane before it strikes

June 3, 2010

Modeling and simulating the aftermath of hurricanes before they hit landfall is no easy task. It takes accurate data and powerful computing resources to create storm simulations and predict the effectiveness of new infrastructure, such as hurricane walls and levees, for future storms.

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Survey Reveals Extent of Hurricane Ike's Underwater Damage to Galveston

Oct. 30, 2008

Conducting a rapid response research mission after Hurricane Ike, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin surveyed the inlet between Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, discovering the hurricane significantly reshaped the seafloor and likely carried an enormous amount of sand and sediment out into the Gulf.

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University of Texas at Austin Faculty, Staff and Students Assist With State's Evacuee Response Plan

Sept. 12, 2008

Students, faculty and staff from The University of Texas at Austin are working with state and local officials to provide services related to the evacuation of portions of the Texas coast due to Hurricane Ike.

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