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Northern New Jersey towns submerged after Sandy's surge penetrates defenses

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

A levee in northern New Jersey failed to hold back Sandy's storm surge on Tuesday, flooding at least four towns with up to 6 feet of water. There were conflicting accounts on whether the levee broke or was overtopped. Read Post

'There was no stopping it'; Sandy's surge inundates northern NJ towns

News : Field Notes (2 years ago)

TETERBORO, N.J. -- Residents of four northern New Jersey towns inundated overnight when a levee failed to hold back Sandy's storm surge said Tuesday that they were terrified to see a torrent of water racing through their streets. "A... Read Post

Predicting electric power outages before they happen

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (yesterday)

Power outages are often the result of automated protection measures that ensure power surges or downed power lines don’t injure people, damage trees, damage appliances or impact other parts of the grid. Read Post


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