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Hazards modeling predicts flooding from coastal storms (blog post)

April 22, 2020

On March 5, Dr. Brian Blanton of the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) discussed coastal hazard and risk assessment with our class. He showed us various models used for forecasting and prediction of future climate events while explaining “the trap of binary thinking” … Continued

Natural hazards increasing educator burden (blog post)

March 23, 2020

The timing of Dr. Cassandra Davis’s presentation in our Natural Hazards Resilience Speaker Series on February 20 could not have been better planned. Dr. Davis, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Policy at UNC, studies how storms and … Continued

Army Corps work balances economy, flood and storm risks (blog post)

March 10, 2020

The Coastal Resilience Center (CRC), in partnership with the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (DCRP) welcomed Dr. Julie Rosati on Thursday, Feb. 6, as part of its ongoing Natural Hazards Resilience Speaker Series. Dr. Rosati … Continued

Summer Research Teams receive follow-on funding for future work

February 19, 2020

Two faculty members involved in a CRC-facilitated summer research program in 2019 have been awarded follow-on funding to continue their work. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced that eight faculty members from Minority Serving Institutions … Continued

A conversation on statewide resilience (blog post)

February 17, 2020

Amanda Martin, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer for the state of North Carolina, came to speak to our class for the UNC Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series on Jan. 23. Martin engaged the room by asking us what we would do … Continued

2020 ADCIRC Week to be held in Baton Rouge, La.

February 13, 2020

  ** Update (3.24.20): ADCIRC Week has been transitioned to a virtual format for 2020. See more at https://bit.ly/2Uf94EC. ** Coastal modelers and decision-makers will gather next month to share experiences with and discuss the latest developments on work with … Continued