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1 May 2018 Development of a Real-time Storm-surge Response System for Decision-making Support on the Korean Coast
Hwa-Young Lee, Dong-Seag Kim, Yeong-Han Jeong, Sung-Jin Hong
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Lee, H.-Y.; Kim, D.-S.; Jeong, Y.-H., and Hong, S.-J., 2018. Development of a real-time storm-surge response system for decision-making support on the Korean coast. In: Shim, J.-S.; Chun, I., and Lim, H.S. (eds.), Proceedings from the International Coastal Symposium (ICS) 2018 (Busan, Republic of Korea). Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 85, pp. 911–915. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749-0208.

A real-time storm surge prediction system based on typhoon advisories issued by the Korea Meteorological Administration was constructed to support decision-making regarding the mitigation of storm surge disasters. This approach was tested in real time by providing storm surge prediction data during the approach of Typhoon Chaba in 2016, to support National Disaster and Safety Status Control Center decision-making in response to that system's storm surge. A 140 core-based parallel cluster was used for storm surge prediction and the entire process (from storm surge height prediction to provision of information for decision-making) lasted three hours. The root mean square errors of the maximum water surface elevation and the maximum surge height provided were 0.09–0.11 m and 0.14–0.26 m, respectively, and the relative errors were 6–9% and 34–69%.

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Hwa-Young Lee, Dong-Seag Kim, Yeong-Han Jeong, and Sung-Jin Hong "Development of a Real-time Storm-surge Response System for Decision-making Support on the Korean Coast," Journal of Coastal Research 85(sp1), 911-915, (1 May 2018).
Received: 30 November 2017; Accepted: 10 February 2018; Published: 1 May 2018
decision-making support
Storm surge
typhoon advisory
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