The Last Ride
reed, wood, data
One of the most enduring images of
Hurricane Sandy was the photograph of the
Star Jet Rollercoaster from Seaside Heights, NJ, washed away from
its pier mooring.
Its wreck, as seen from the shore, became an ominous and emblematic
changing weather and ocean conditions due to climate change.
This piece translates weather and
ocean data from Oct 29-30, when Hurricane
Sandy took the last ride on the Star Jet Rollercoaster.