Monthly Archives: May 2014

Impact and Integration Team Host First All Hands Retreat and Reception

On May 29, 2014 the Impact and Integration Team convened the first retreat for all FloodRISE personnel, followed by a reception with Hazards Scholars as well as campus and community partners. The retreat and reception took place in the Newport Beach site at the Back Bay Science Center and Sol Mexican Cocina, respectively. Following… Read More

May 29th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

PIs Brett Sanders and Richard Matthew Present at the Beckman Center

On May 27, 2014 FloodRISE investigators Brett Sanders and Richard Matthew presented at the Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering in Irvine as part of the Newkirk Center for Science and Society’s “Toward a Sustainable 21st Century Series.” The event, entitled An Evening About the Southern California Coast, coincided with… Read More

May 27th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Social Ecology Team Launches Door-to-Door Survey of Newport Beach Residents

In order to best learn about local flood hazards, the FloodRISE Social Ecology Team has designed and launched a survey to gather thoughts, experiences, and perceptions of flood risk among Newport Beach residents. The survey is administered door-to-door by trained student Hazard Scholars from May 12 to June 30, 2014, on Lido Island, Balboa… Read More

May 12th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |

Modeling Team Visits Goat Canyon and Los Laureles Canyon in San Diego and Tijuana

In coordination with FloodRISE partners from the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve (TRNERR), Modeling Team members Brett Sanders, Jochen Schubert, Adam Luke, and Byung Hyun Kim visited sites in Goat Canyon and Los Laureles Canyon. Researchers from the Modeling Team have begun creating the first hydraulic models of flood behavior in these canyons,… Read More

May 1st, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: |