Monthly Archives: November 2014

New FloodRISE Research Could Support More Resilient Infrastructure Design

In a new article published by Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), FloodRISE co-PI Amir AghaKouchak and Linyin Cheng offer a novel approach for resilient infrastructure design in the face of changing climate and extreme precipitation events. Their work is concerned with precipitation Intensity-Duration-Frequency (IDF) curves, which use historic rainfall data to model the intensity… Read More

Hazard Scholar Research Roundtable Stimulates Conversation

After 12 weeks on front porches and living rooms in Newport Beach administering a flood risk perception survey, 6 Hazard Scholars have expanded their participation with the FloodRISE project to include data analysis and community engagement activities. As an extension of the FloodRISE Education Program these young scholars have been gaining firsthand experience cleaning,… Read More

November 20th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , |

King Tides Initiative Crosses the Border

After years of working with the community to collect photos of some of the highest tides of the year in the U.S., the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve (TRNERR) will be conducting King Tides outreach in Baja California (Tijuana & Rosarito). FloodRISE Tijuana River Site Coordinator Dani Boudreau and Community Outreach Associate Ana Eguiarte are using this… Read More

FloodRISE Survey Comes to a Close in Los Laureles Canyon, Tijuana

Since early October, Community Outreach Associate Ana Eguiarte has been leading the distribution of a door-to-door survey, designed by the Social Ecology Team, in Los Laureles Canyon, Tijuana, Mexico. Ana has been coordinating a team of surveyors – five Canyon residents who previously worked collecting data for the Mexican Census – to collect data… Read More

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