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CRC project tracks long-term recovery in communities

November 8, 2016

Dr. Jennifer Horney believes that the quality of disaster recovery can be markedly improved with a well-designed, comprehensive and holistic pre-disaster recovery plan. Dr. Horney, of Texas A&M University, is the Principal Investigator on the Coastal Resilience Center project “Implementing … Continued

CRC starts blog

October 18, 2016

The Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence has started a blog, Coastal Resilience. The blog will include news and perspectives from CRC researchers and directors; stories from students in our education projects; and occasional collections of good reading, jobs and other assorted items … Continued

Students reflect on summer research and internships

October 11, 2016

Undergraduate and graduate students in Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) education programs were involved in a wide variety of academic exchange and professional internship programs this past summer, providing them the opportunity to gain important research skills and experience … Continued

CRC scientist publishes on typhoon strength in Nature Geoscience

September 7, 2016

Landfalling typhoons in East and Southeast Asia have been increasing in intensity, new research from a Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) scientist shows. In an article published this month in Nature Geoscience, CRC Assistant Research Scientist Dr. Wei Mei … Continued

Researcher uses neural networks to simulate storms

August 19, 2016

As part of a Department of Homeland Security-funded summer research team program at the Coastal Resilience Center (CRC), Principal Investigator Brian Blanton at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hosted Dr. Anton Bezuglov, an Associate Professor of Computer … Continued

Four projects improving on ADCIRC speed, reliability

August 16, 2016

The ADCIRC storm surge model is a major focus of Coastal Resilience Center research projects. Each of the four projects focus on making improvements to the model to allow faster simulations of flooding, both onshore and inland, in time-sensitive situations. … Continued