Surging Waters: Can LI Protect its Shores?

Photo by Marc Schwartz
Photo by Marc Schwartz

The 2013 tropical storm season is quickly approaching on the calendar.  Many in the Long Island region have been wondering if they’re going to see more storms similar to the intensity of Superstorm Sandy.

Scientists from the Stony Brook Storm Surge Research Group predict they will.  As a result, residents are doing their best prepare.  Freeport, Long Island for example, homeowners are raising their homes.

Marc Schwartz reports in his capstone project, Surging Waters: Can LI Protect its Shores?