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Hurricane Sandy: An Unprecedented Disaster

Meteorologists and scientists have long warned that an extreme storm could leave the Northeast reeling. Sandy's October 29 impact unfortunately proved them right

The Science behind Superstorm Sandy’s Crippling Storm Surge

Sandy, a massive “superstorm,” unleashed high winds and large-scale flooding in New York and New Jersey—and the future holds more such damaging surges

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