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Learn more about CRC work on the recovery process in North Carolina communities on our Hurricane Matthew page.

Learn more about CRC work on the recovery process in North Carolina communities on our Hurricane Matthew page.

Learn more about CRC work on the recovery process in North Carolina communities on our Hurricane Matthew page.

Researchers use visualization tools to show property-owners the threat a storm poses to individual properties. Learn about this project and others on our News page.

ADCIRC Week, a gathering of professionals, academics, students and officials, will be held April 9-13, 2018. Learn more on our News page.

ADCIRC Week, a gathering of professionals, academics, students and officials, will be held April 9-13, 2018. Learn more on our News page.

CRC experts are in the news discussing the impacts of hurricanes Harvey Irma - read more the 2017 hurricane season page

CRC experts are in the news discussing the impacts of hurricanes Harvey Irma - read more the 2017 hurricane season page

CRC experts are in the news discussing the impacts of hurricanes Harvey Irma - read more the 2017 hurricane season page.

Read student stories, project updates and more on our blog.

Read student stories, project updates and more on our blog.

Read student stories, project updates and more on our blog.

Photo by Darien Williams.

Photo by Darien Williams.

Photo by Darien Williams.

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  • Flood Apex Program increases flood resilience through emerging tech The Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) is partnering with the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) on a program that aims to save lives, reduce property loss and enhance resilience to disruptive flood events. DHS S&T created the Flood Apex Program in 2014 to bring new and emerging technologies together to ...
  • CRC project expands emergency preparedness intervention program to high school students CRC project expands emergency preparedness intervention program to high school studentsA new project between the University of Rhode Island (URI) – with the URI Coastal Resources Center and Rhode Island Sea Grant as partners – and Westerly High School of Westerly, R.I., is focused on encouraging students – and by extension, their families and school community – to assess how well prepared they are for ...
  • ADCIRC Week expands tracks to accommodate wide range of applications ADCIRC Week expands tracks to accommodate wide range of applicationsCoastal modelers and decision-makers will gather this spring to teach, learn, discuss, plan and build capacity for a tool that  provides decision support for hazards like storm inundation during tropical and extratropical cyclones. ADCIRC Week, a gathering of professionals, academics, students and officials, will be held April 9-13, 2018, at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

Welcome to the Coastal Resilience Center

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence

The mission of the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) is to conduct research and education to enhance the resilience of the nation’s people, infrastructure, economies and the natural environment to the impacts of coastal hazards such as floods and hurricanes, including the effects of future climate trends.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill leads the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC), made possible through a five-year, $20 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate, Office of University Programs.

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Next week in the #NaturalHazards Resilience Speakers Series: Drs. Ismael Pagán and Ricardo López-Rodriguez discuss… t.co/pgw3MoGBNq

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What is #resilient rebuilding? Spencer Rogers of @SeaGrantNC says “Reforming FEMA's National Flood Insurance Progra… t.co/jDZju6BOgj