Update and upcoming webinar

After an extremely long period of inactivity, I am glad to be updating the Warren Pinnacle blog! It has been way too long and can only be blamed on being too busy with interesting projects to keep the blog moving forward. In 2014 we applied SLAMM to several parts of the US coast:

  • We modeled the coast of New York for the New York State Energy Research and Development Agency (NYSERDA), complete with uncertainty analysis.
  • As a continuation of the NYSERDA work we applied SLAMM to the coast of Connecticut, funded by the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC). This work also included a full analysis of input data uncertainty.

The NYSERDA and NEIWPCC projects together create a seamless application of SLAMM to the Long Island Sound at a 5 meter resolution. Results will be presented through the EBM Tools Network webinar series on Wednesday, February 25, 2 pm EST/11 am PST/7 pm GMT. Click here for more info and to register.

  • The Gulf Coast Prairie Land Conservation Cooperative (GCPLCC) funded a study to create a seamless application of SLAMM to the Gulf of Mexico Coast from Brownsville, TX to the Florida Keys. Several areas of the gulf had been modeled previously, but were not comparable due to differing sea-level rise scenarios and accretion rates, etc. In this study the whole coast has now been simulated with dynamic accretion rates and consistent SLR scenarios.

The reports  for these projects are available at the links below:

NYSERDA: http://www.nyserda.ny.gov/-/media/Files/Publications/Research/Environmental/SLAMM%20report.pdf

NEIWPCC: http://warrenpinnacle.com/prof/SLAMM/LISS/NEIWPCC_Final_CT_Report_Amended.pdf

GCPLCC: In the final stages of editing and will be available soon.