191.%20Hurricanes

191.%20Hurricanes - Hurricanes Lecture 19 Hurricanes and...

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Hurricanes Hurricanes Lecture 19 Lecture 19 Hurricanes and Storms Hurricanes and Storms Lecture 19: Hurricanes Page 1 of 39
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Texas Hurricane Landfalls Texas Hurricane Landfalls Lecture 19: Hurricanes Page 3 of 39
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Texas Coastal Geomorphology Texas Coastal Geomorphology ± Barrier island system Barrier island system ± Shallow bays and lagoons Shallow bays and lagoons ± Low lying topography Low lying topography ± Much of it is sediment starved Much of it is sediment starved Offshore Storm Offshore Storm ± Increase in wind velocity Increase in wind velocity ± Wind driven low land flooding (wind tides) Wind driven low land flooding (wind tides) ± Increased beach erosion Increased beach erosion Lecture 19: Hurricanes Page 4 of 39
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