Hurricane Dennis & Failed Math Models

Resource ID#: 128645 Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast
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What happens when math models go wrong in forecasting hurricanes?

Subject(s): Science, Mathematics
Grade Level(s): 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: Oceanography, research, hurricanes, deep strong currents, failed math models, Hurricane Dennis, Steve Morey, Morey, COAPS, Gulf of Mexico, topographically trapped waves, math modeling, simulation, error, Big Bend Florida, St Marks, forerunner surges, engineering, domain, boundary condition, waves