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Computer model of Eastman Massachusetts URI leads team of researchers awarded $1.5 million NOAA grant

Picture of online digital map of Southern New England Tropical Storm Henri provides opportunity to test ADCIRC Prediction System™ real-time storm modeling capabilities

As the weekend of August 21, 2021 drew near, it became increasingly evident that Tropical Storm Henri would not only impact Southern New England, but could become a hurricane before making landfall. This situation gave researchers at the University of … Continued

Evaluating Hydroanalytic Information: New report released

With support from the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL), lead author Dr. Sandra K. Knight, President of WaterWonks LLC, has released a … Continued

Report Now Available: Support Strategies for Socially Marginalized Neighborhoods

A Coastal Resilience Center research team, led by Dr. Cassandra R. Davis of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has released a report that explores the disproportionate impacts of federal mitigation assistance on socially marginalized groups and under-resourced … 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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