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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

CRC Partners: Todd Davison, NOAA Office for Coastal Management

August 10, 2016

Todd Davison has managed the Gulf, Southeast and Caribbean Region for the NOAA Office for Coastal Management since 2006. A native of Baton Rouge, La., Davison was Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region IV Mitigation Division and previously … Continued

CRC Partners: Dr. Joseph DiRenzo, U.S. Coast Guard

July 21, 2016

This fall, the Department of Homeland Security’s Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) will collaborate with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to host the 7th Annual Maritime Risk Symposium. The event, which runs from Nov. 14-15, 2016, at the University of North Carolina … Continued

Center PI’s work adopted in Weather Service model

July 19, 2016

Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) Principal Investigator Dr. Isaac Ginis and colleagues have made significant contributions to the National Weather Service’s operational hurricane prediction models. The Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory and Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting models adopted Dr. … Continued