A review of tropical cyclone‐generated storm surges: Global data sources, observations, and impacts

  title={A review of tropical cyclone‐generated storm surges: Global data sources, observations, and impacts},
  author={Hal F. Needham and Barry Keim and David Sathiaraj},
  journal={Reviews of Geophysics},
  pages={545 - 591}
Tropical cyclone‐generated storm surges are among the world's most deadly and destructive natural hazards. This paper provides the first comprehensive global review of tropical storm surge data sources, observations, and impacts while archiving data in SURGEDAT, a global database. Available literature has provided data for more than 700 surge events since 1880, the majority of which are found in the western North Atlantic (WNA), followed by Australia/Oceania, the western North Pacific (WNP… 
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