Hurricane Harvey Report: A fact-finding effort in the direct aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in the Greater Houston Region

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Sebastian, Antonia ; Lendering, K.T. ; Kothuis, B.L.M. ; Brand, A.D. ; Jonkman, Sebastiaan N. ; van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M. ; Godfroij, Maartje ; Kolen, B. ; Comes, M. ; Lhermitte, S.L.M. ; Meesters, K.J.M.G. ; van de Walle, B.A. ; Ebrahimi Fard, A. ; Cunningham, S. ; Khakzad Rostami, N. ; Nespeca, V. (2017)
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On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall near Rockport, Texas as a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of approximately 200 km/hour. Harvey caused severe damages in coastal Texas due to extreme winds and storm surge, but will go down in history f... View more
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