Relevant Sources

The following references describe the creation of the dataset, analysis of the dataset and other relevant studies we have undertaken:

Creation of the SurgeWatch dataset:

  1. Haigh, I.D., Ozsoy, O., Wadey, M.P., Nicholls, R.J., Gallop, S.L., Wahl, T., Brown, J.M., 2017. An improved database of coastal flooding in the United Kingdom from 1915 to 2016. In press Scientific Data 4, Article number: 170100.
  2. Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M.P., Gallo, S.L, Loehr, H., Nicholls, R.J., Horsburgh, K., Brown, J.M, and Bradshaw, E., 2015. A user-friendly database of coastal flooding in the United Kingdom 1915-2014. Scientific Data 2, Article number: 150021.

Analysis of the dataset:

  1. Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M.P. Wahl, T., Ozsoy, O., Nicholls, R.J, Brown, J.M., Horsburgh, K., Gouldby, B., 2016. Spatial and temporal analysis of extreme sea level and storm surge events around the coastline of the UK. Scientific Data 3, Article number: 160107.

Other relevant studies:

  1. Ozsoy, O., Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M.P., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., 2016. High-frequency sea level oscillations and implications for coastal flooding: a case study of the Solent, UK. Continental Shelf Research, 122, 1-13.
  2. Wadey, M.P., Haigh, I.D., Nicholls, R.J., Brown, J. Horsburgh, K., Carroll, B., Gallop, S., Mason, T., Bradshaw, E., 2015. A comparison of the 31 January–1 February 1953 and 5–6 December 2013 coastal flood events around the UK. Frontiers in Marine Science, 2, 84.
  3. Wadey, M.P, Brown, J., Haigh, I.D., Dolphin, T., Wisse, P., 2015, Assessment and comparison of extreme sea levels and waves during the 2013/14 storm season in two UK coastal regions. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences Discussions 3 (4), 2665-2708.
  4. Wadey, M.P., Haigh, I.D., Brown, J.M., 2014. A century of sea level data and the UK’s 2013/14 storm surges: an assessment of extremes and clustering using the Newlyn tide gauge record. Ocean Science, 10, 1031-1045.
  5. Wadey, M.P., Nicholls, R.J., Haigh, I.D., 2013. Creating a coastal flood event dataset – the 10th March 2008 storm surge event in the Solent, UK. Natural Hazards Review, 67, 829-854.
  6. Ruocco, A., Nicholls, R.J., Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M., 2011. Reconstructing coastal flood occurrence combining sea level and media sources: A case study of the Solent UK since 1935. Natural Hazards, 59(3), 1773-1796.
  7. Haigh, I.D., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., 2011. Rising sea levels in the English Channel 1900 to 2100. Proceedings of ICE Maritime Engineering, 164(2), 81-92.