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Want to learn more about ADCIRC and CERA? Watch our video explaining the model and tool.

Want to learn more about ADCIRC and CERA? Watch our video explaining the model and tool.

Want to learn more about ADCIRC and CERA? Watch our video explaining the model and tool.

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.

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  • Maryland researchers host project management training for disaster responders Maryland researchers host project management training for disaster respondersA Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) education project led by the University of Maryland’s Dr. Sandra Knight recently hosted a project management training in which emergency managers assessed their job functions and looked for ways to improve how they manage recovery processes. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)’s Insurance and Mitigation Readiness Division (IMRD) worked with ...
  • NC State project aims to create faster storm surge forecasting NC State project aims to create faster storm surge forecastingPlanning for a hurricane is a complicated process involving many stakeholders and varying degrees of uncertainty. Accurate predictions of storm surge and wave heights are vital to decision-making before, during and after the storm. Creating these predictions through modeling software can be expensive and time-consuming. When dealing with hurricanes, time is critical for emergency managers and ...
  • Summer Research Team to build on collaborative summer project work Summer Research Team to build on collaborative summer project workTwo researchers from Norfolk State University (NSU) will continue a second summer of funded collaboration with Old Dominion University (ODU) as part of a Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) project. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Summer Research Team Program for Minority-Serving Institutions will support continuation of work by Dr. Camellia Okpodu and Dr. ...

About 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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