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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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  • New standard helps predict and evaluate erosion caused by storms New standard helps predict and evaluate erosion caused by stormsA Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) researcher has established a new ASTM International standard using a portable, vertical water-jet probe to measure sand detachment and evaluate erosion related to storms. The standard describes the components and recommended testing scheme for the “in-situ erosion evaluation probe” (ISEEP), including how to monitor the rate of advancement of ...
  • Students in the Workforce – Lea Sabbag, North Carolina Emergency Management Students in the Workforce – Lea Sabbag,  North Carolina Emergency ManagementLea Sabbag, one of the Coastal Resilience Center’s Education and Workforce Development grant recipients, was part of CRC work from 2014-2016. She spoke about her current role with North Carolina Emergency Management and how the CRC shaped her career path. Can you describe the work you did with the Coastal Resilience Center? From 2014-2016, I was a ...
  • FEMA Administrator to speak at UNC as part of CRC speakers series FEMA Administrator to speak at UNC as part of CRC speakers seriesFederal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long will speak at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s campus on Monday, April 16, as part of the Coastal Resilience Center’s (CRC) Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series. Administrator Long will speak about lessons learned from the 2017 hurricane season and a vision for emergency management moving ...

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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Earlier this month, @newsobserver focused on eastern N.C. communities recovering from #HurricaneMatthew: t.co/MtaPJuq7jh

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TODAY in the last #NaturalHazards #Resilience Speakers Series talk of the year, Stephen Dredge of MeridianUrban wil… t.co/ZjXO1Uu48G

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ICYMI: Former UNC student and DHS Career Development Grant recipient Lea Sabbag discusses her current work with… t.co/lyzOO3rlst