Modeling Animation (image) Virginia Institute of Marine Science Caption This image shows the storm-tide flooding of the Battery in New York City through several tidal cycles during Hurricane Sandy as modeled by Professor Harry Wang and colleagues at Virginia Institute of Marine Science. Values are in meters above sea level. Credit Dr. David Forrest Usage Restrictions One-time use only. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.