DUNEX (DUring Nearshore Event eXperiment)

A collaborative community experiment

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DUNEX is a multi-agency, academic, and non-governmental organization collaborative of the US Coastal Research Program (USCRP) to study nearshore coastal processes during one or more coastal storms. It is planned in several phases in vicinity of the Outer Banks, North Carolina, beginning with a pilot study in fall 2019, followed by focused storm measurements extending from fall 2020 into winter 2021.  The Fact Sheet below summarizes the timeline and experimental plan. 

Goal

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DUNEX will improve basic understanding and predictive technologies for extreme coastal storm impacts 

Benefits

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Foster coastal community collaboration