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February 20, 2021

The CRC, in partnership with the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is co-sponsoring a graduate certificate program in the study of Natural Hazards Resilience. As one of the course offerings, CRC … Continued


Hurricane Michael: A model for university-involved recovery (Part 3)

December 2, 2020

Part 3: Outcomes   In October 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 5 storm, arriving with peak winds of 155 miles per hour and leaving in its wake more than $25 billion in damages. … Continued


A team of University of West Florida students, led by Dr. Kwame Owusu-Daaku (blue shirt, center), worked on a housing study for the Calhoun County, Fla., government following Hurricane Michael (2018). Hurricane Michael: A model for university-involved recovery (Part 2)

November 25, 2020

Part 2: Coordinating a response In October 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 5 storm, arriving with peak winds of 155 miles per hour and leaving in its wake more than $25 billion in … Continued


Damage is widespread in Blountstown, Fla., and the surrounding Calhoun County in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael in October 2018. Photo by Tori Schneider/Tallahassee Democrat. Hurricane Michael: A model for university-involved recovery (Part 1)

November 19, 2020

Part 1: Hurricane’s impact In October 2018, Hurricane Michael made landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 5 storm, arriving with peak winds of 155 miles per hour and leaving in its wake more than $25 billion in damages. … Continued


Center enters sixth year of projects

November 16, 2020

  The Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) continues its sixth year of projects focusing on protecting communities from coastal hazards and transitioning its projects into products and services for end users. The Center currently supports 16 core projects, 11 research and … Continued


Center research partners focus on intersection of pandemic, disasters

September 28, 2020

  As the United States faces the dual threat of the Atlantic hurricane season and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, multiple Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) research partners are working on the issues caused by the intersection of these two threats.   … Continued


AI-modeled hurricanes, combined surge modeling and wellness apps: Summer Research Teams complete 10-week projects

September 22, 2020

  This past summer, Coastal Resilience Center researchers formed unique partnerships to investigate faster and more accurate ways to model hurricanes, as well as a tool to track the well-being of those experiencing those storms first-hand. Through the Summer Research … Continued


JCSU summer camp reflections: Online collaboration tools for disaster education (blog post)

September 22, 2020

Every year after final exam week, Johnson C. Smith University’s (JCSU) STEM department hosts a 1-week DHS research camp for all STEM majors, supported by the Coastal Resilience Center. It is a unique opportunity to collaborate with fellow students to … Continued


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