This volume provides an account of the 1989 Hurricane Hugo for historical purposes, evaluates the physical phenomena involved and the performance of structures and systems, and identifies and recommends cases where an in-depth study would improve our ability to analyze and forecast such failures.
Table of Contents
|Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: September 17-18, 1989-- Meteorology||16-47|
|Emergency Planning and Response in Puerto Rico||63-81|
|Surface Wind Speeds and Property Damage||82-114|
|Conclusions and Recommendations||155-165|
|South Carolina: September 21-22, 1989--Introduction||166-171|
|Warning and Response||202-210|
|Water Erosion and Damage to Coastal Structures||223-246|
|Wind Damage to Buildings and Structures||247-257|
|Damage to Cultural Property||270-276|
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