Offshore Windfarms Can Greatly Reduce Hurricane Windspeed and Storm Surge by Absorbing Kinetic Energy from Winds

M.A. said “…this is really serious. It could save the New Orleans area by reducing storm surge by 79%. I think that the wind farm would need to be off the Mississippi coast but maybe it’s still the toe of the boot in Louisiana. It is worthy of a reblog so people can start talking, especially with Katrina anniversary (and Camille).”

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Gale force winds trees CDC
High winds radiate out from the center and gale force winds arrive ahead of the hurricane force winds.
Camille August 14-22, 1969 summary intro
Hurricane Camille, August 14-22 1969, made landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast around midnight August 17th-18th. (190 mph = 306 km/h, 30 ft = 9 m).
Camille August 14-22, 1969 while in the Gulf on Aug 16
Hurricane Katrina Gulf 2005
Hurricane Katrina, August 23 – 31, 2005
Camille Boat House Aug. 1969

Excerpts from “Taming hurricanes with arrays of offshore wind turbines
Mark Z. Jacobson1*, Cristina L. Archer2 and Willett Kempton3, Nature Climate Change, Vol. 4, March 2014, funded by the NSF and NASA:
Hurricanes are causing increasing damage to many coastal regions worldwide1,2. Offshore wind turbines can provide substantial clean electricity year-round,…
This study quantitatively tests whether large arrays of wind turbines installed offshore in front of major cities and along key coastal areas can extract sufficient kinetic energy from hurricane winds to reduce wind speed and storm surge, thus preventing damage to coastal structures…

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29 thoughts on “Offshore Windfarms Can Greatly Reduce Hurricane Windspeed and Storm Surge by Absorbing Kinetic Energy from Winds

  1. I think I figure out what they’re doing blowing off all that salt water from one of those salt cavern
    They have to relist that salt water deep underground before they can add something to one of salt cavern
    That salt water is very hot coming out from deep underground

    1-10 road Destroyed in Louisiana

    • good thought.

      Plus maybe since salt rises in connection with water they are trying to control the whole dome from popping up!

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