The Great Lakes storm surge of May 5, 1952

@inproceedings{Donn1959TheGL,
  title={The Great Lakes storm surge of May 5, 1952},
  author={William L. Donn},
  year={1959}
}
A damaging storm surge struck much of the shore zones of Lakes Huron and Erie on the morning of May 5, 1952. The surge, which was associated with a moving atmospheric pressure-jump of average characteristics, is explained on the basis of resonant coupling to both edge waves and gravity waves. The latter in turn created above-normal seiches in lake areas with appropriate dimensions and forms. A pronounced lag occurred between the surge and the generating air disturbance at places where lake… CONTINUE READING

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