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Issue No. 01 - January/February (2006 vol. 26)
ISSN: 0272-1716
pp: 18-25
Keqi Zhang , Florida International University
Shu-Ching Chen , Florida International University
Peter Singh , Florida International University
Khalid Saleem , Florida International University
Na Zhao , Florida International University
A prototype 3D visualization and animation system for storm-surge flooding includes three major components: a 3D synthetic visualization environment representing terrain, buildings, roads, vegetation, and the sea; a module for animating surge flooding and waves; and a high-resolution storm-surge model to serve as an engine to drive the animation of flooding . The storm-surge model used in this study is an improvement of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Slosh model, which enables us to refine the spatial resolution of surge modeling from the kilometer to the hundred-meter scale.
3D visualization, storm-surge flooding, NOAA

K. Zhang, N. Zhao, K. Saleem, S. Chen and P. Singh, "A 3D Visualization System for Hurricane Storm-Surge Flooding," in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. , pp. 18-25, 2006.
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