Monthly Archives: September 2014

Rising Seas Summit Gathers Leaders during New York’s Climate Week

Just three days after 400,000 people joined the historic New York City Climate March, the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) convened its second annual Rising Seas Summit in midtown Manhattan. Attended by FloodRISE PI Brett Sanders, Co-PI Richard Matthew, and Project Manager Kimberly Serrano, the Summit convened decision makers from local and national… Read More

September 26th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

FloodRISE Heads to San Francisco for ULI’s Building the Resilient City Conference

FloodRISE Faculty Associate Ed Balsdon and Student Assistant Victoria Balentine attended the Urban Land Institute’s Building the Resilient City Conference in San Francisco from September 3-5, 2014. The event attracted a diverse audience of non-profit organizations, government agencies, insurance companies, private firms, and academic institutions. This broad representation of attendees across sectors highlights one… Read More

September 18th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Social Ecology Team Launches Resident Surveys and Interviews in Tijuana River Watershed

In order to best learn about local flood hazards, the FloodRISE Social Ecology Team has designed and launched a door-to-door survey of residents in the Los Laureles community of Tijuana, Mexico, while simultaneously conducting in-depth interviews with residents of the Tijuana River Valley in San Diego, California. These surveys and interviews are designed to… Read More

September 2nd, 2014|Categories: News||