Contact: Gertie Skaarup
University of Copenhagen
Caption: The Southeastern United States has experienced an increasing number of large storm surges from tropical storms since 1923. The photo in the background shows the storm surge from Hurricane Eloise, which hit Florida in 1975.
Credit: Graph: A. Grinsted /Photo: NOAA
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