"Scientists and engineers were saying years before Katrina happened, 'Hey, it's going to happen, folks. Stop putting your head in the sand." —Malcolm Bowman, professor of oceanography at the State University at Stony Brook. In 2009, he and other experts convened at a meeting in NYC of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and issued warnings that surge barriers or tide gates would help protect. Read more in James Glanz and Mireya Navarro's NYT report.
Engineers warned of storm surge threat to NYC in 2009
- Hurricane Sandy
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