I knew the job was dangerous when I took it ...
- Jul 19, 2004
- Out of Bounds
I can't help feeling that the possibly greater-than-generally-expected prevalence of tsunamis in this area might be relevant to analysis of the 1607 Bristol Chanel Flood.
However ... Based on a number of factors (including similar flooding in Norfolk at the same time), this 2006 paper argues it was a storm surge ....
Horsburgh, K.J. and M. Horritt (2006) The Bristol Channel floods of 1607 - reconstruction and analysis. Weather, Vol. 61, 10, 272-277.
The first page of the paper can be viewed at:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1 ... 5/abstract