Lessons learned from hurricanes Irma and María

October 1, 2018

  Professors Ismael Pagán-Trinidad and Ricardo López, who lead a Coastal Resilience Center education project at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, recently discussed the lessons learned by the university, the territory and themselves after hurricanes Irma and María hit the … Continued

Puerto Rico project perseveres in the wake of María

October 1, 2018

  Last spring’s graduating students at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPR-M) ended their semester a month later than usual, which was reflective of a school year that was far from normal. Plunged into darkness for weeks beginning … Continued

NC State project aims to create faster storm surge forecasting

June 12, 2018

Planning for a hurricane is a complicated process involving many stakeholders and varying degrees of uncertainty. Accurate predictions of storm surge and wave heights are vital to decision-making before, during and after the storm. Creating these predictions through modeling software … Continued

Initiative addresses community needs post-Matthew

August 11, 2017

  Matthew work continues in 6 impacted communities  Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) researchers, state officials and students from the University of North Carolina system have begun field work to address the unique needs of communities in eastern North … Continued