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Summer Surge on Kotzebue Sound

Aug 3, 2018

In July 2018, the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Coastal Hazards Program conducted coastal surveys at Kotzebue and Deering, Alaska to inform the elevation data used to create color-indexed flood communication maps. While surveying in Kotzebue, the program staff observed a summer storm surge which occurred over the course of July 17-18.