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COE Summit 2021 logo Students from CRC partners win awards at COE Summit

Two students from CRC partners won second and third place in a national poster competition for students across Department of Homeland Security-funded Centers of Excellence this month. Kyle McElroy, a graduate student from the University of Rhode Island, and Verónica … Continued

Poster from a CRC student team from NCSU led by graduate student Samata Gyawali. Student posters, presentations from annual meeting available

  At CRC’s annual PI meeting held virtually from April 21-22, 2021, Center investigators made presentations about the first six years of their research and education projects. The audience included federal stakeholders and reviewers, CRC Advisory Board members, additional partners, … Continued

The cost of flooding (blog post)

“Flooding is head and shoulders above any other catastrophe that you or the world is going to face in its lifetime… in terms of sheer dollars and cents, especially with sea level rise.” Take it from Don Hornstein, who knows … Continued

The UPRM team, which includes (left to right) students from Verónica Díaz-Pacheco, Frederick González-Román and project lead Dr. Mauricio Cabrera-Ríos. Photo illustration by Frederick González-Román. Three summer research partners to continue funded work in 2021

  Three CRC Summer Research Team (SRT) partners from 2020 have been awarded follow-on funding through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T)  Office of University Programs’ (OUP) Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) program. S&T announced last month that nine … Continued

 

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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