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New Hazus Tool Uses CRC ADCIRC Predictions for Storm Damage Assessment

April 14, 2022

On March 31, 2022, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hosted a webinar to announce and showcase updates to their Hazus software, including the new Flood Hazard Import Tool (FHIT). The Department of Homeland Security Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence … Read more

Large waves crashing against shoreline Dr. Isaac Ginis featured in NPR article about new research on New England flooding

December 16, 2021

Coastal Resilience Center researcher and University of Rhode Island professor of oceanography Dr. Isaac Ginis is featured in a recent NPR article about his team’s new research on the combined threat of rising sea levels and extreme weather focuses on … Read more

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

November 4, 2021

Researchers at the University of Rhode Island and Penn State University have been awarded a four-year, $1.5 million grant through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to study the effects of sea level rise and how it may exacerbate the … Read more

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

August 24, 2021

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 … Read more

Evaluating Hydroanalytic Information: New report released

July 21, 2021

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 … Read more

Report Now Available: Support Strategies for Socially Marginalized Neighborhoods

July 21, 2021

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 … Read more

COE Summit 2021 logo Students from CRC partners win awards at COE Summit

May 21, 2021

Two students from CRC partners won second and third place in a national poster competition for students across Department of Homeland Security-funded Centers of Excellence this month. Kyle McElroy, a graduate student from the University of Rhode Island, and Verónica … Read more

Poster from a CRC student team from NCSU led by graduate student Samata Gyawali. Student posters, presentations from annual meeting available

May 5, 2021

  At CRC’s annual PI meeting held virtually from April 21-22, 2021, Center investigators made presentations about the first six years of their research and education projects. The audience included federal stakeholders and reviewers, CRC Advisory Board members, additional partners, … Read more


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