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CRC experts are in the news discussing the impacts of Hurricane Florence - read more on the 2018 hurricane season page.

CRC experts are in the news discussing the impacts of Hurricane Florence - read more on the 2018 hurricane season page.

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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  • Q&A: Education and Workforce Development Grant recipient Darien Williams Q&A: Education and Workforce Development Grant recipient Darien WilliamsDarien Williams, a recent master’s graduate in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was one of two students to receive an Education and Workforce Development Grant from the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) during the 2016-2018 school years. He reflected on her work with the CRC and ...
  • Study recommends expansion of resilient design education Study recommends expansion of resilient design education The growing cost and frequency of natural hazards point to a need to better educate and train future designers and practitioners, according to a new study from the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC), but such education programs are not currently suitable to fit the growing need.  These conclusions are part of a study undertaken by the CRC ...
  • Lessons learned from hurricanes Irma and María Lessons learned from hurricanes Irma and MaríaProfessors Ismael Pagán-Trinidad and Ricardo López, who lead a Coastal Resilience Center education project at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, recently discussed the lessons learned by the university, the territory and themselves after hurricanes Irma and María hit the island in September 2017. To read more about the UPR-M project and its path since the ...

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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