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Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series: Brian Blanton, RENCI

March 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Dr. Brian Blanton, Renaissance Computing Institute – “Coastal Modeling”


Dr. Brian Blanton

Dr. Blanton is a coastal physical oceanographer with extensive experience in numerical models and high-performance computation. Strengths include storm surge and tide dynamics, forecasting of coastal water levels and waves, data analysis and scientific programming. Specific research and applications areas include the impacts of sea level rise on modification of the coastal floodplain; application of the storm surge model ADCIRC/SWAN and the development of computational model systems for coastal inundation modeling and flood insurance studies; storm surge and wave model validation.

This event, part of the Natural Hazards Resilience Speaker Series, is being held in Hanes Art Center 218 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. If planning to attend, please RSVP to


To see all events, visit theĀ 2020 Spring Speakers Series page.


March 5, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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UNC Department of City & Regional Planning
UNC Department of City & Regional Planning


Hanes Art Center, Room 218
121 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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