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Nuisance Flooding can be as Costly Over Time as Extreme Events

Though major storm events like Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy receive the lion’s share of media attention for the losses they inflict, new FloodRISE research demonstrates that smaller, more frequent nuisance flooding events can be just as costly to coastal communities. In a new paper published by Earth’s Future, FloodRISE researchers Hamed Moftakhari, Amir… Read More

Coastal Resilience Conversations

PI Brett Sanders, Co-PI David Feldman, and Co-PI Richard Matthew joined guests from Coastal Orange County for a conversation about coastal resilience at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach on November 17, 2016. The researchers shared updated flood risk maps with attendees, which visualize flood risk in new, innovative ways. The updated maps… Read More

Building Resilience Before a Major Flood

Social Ecology Graduate Student Researcher Kristen Goodrich joined an esteemed group of speakers in Tijuana, Mexico for Protección Civil Tijuana’s National Week of Preparedness. She presented strategies for understanding risks and building flood resilience before a major storm occurs. The event highlighted different actions that citizens can take to prepare for a myriad of… Read More

Tijuana River Site Coordinator Recognized as Regional Adaptation Leader

At the 2nd biennial California Adaptation Forum, the American Society of Adaptation Professionals (ASAP) named Tijuana River Site Coordinator Dani Boudreau a runner-up for its Regional Adaptation Leadership award. Dani has been an active collaborator in the San Diego region for years. She has championed outreach and interpretation of sea level rise modeling through… Read More

Leading the Way on Equitable Climate Adaptation

The Research Impact and Integration Team joined colleagues from around the state on September 7-8 for the 2nd California Adaptation Forum. Convened by the Local Government Commission in Long Beach, the 2016 California Adaptation Forum brought together a diverse audience of practitioners, policymakers, researchers, and community, regional, and state leaders committed to addressing California’s… Read More

Dr. Brett Sanders Presents a New Way of Modeling Flood Risk

FloodRISE PI Brett Sanders joined leading international experts on flood modeling for the 4th International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) Congress in Liege, Belgium from July 27-29, 2016 to discuss sustainable hydraulics in an era of global change. His keynote lecture, “Co-development of coastal flood models: Making the leap from expert analysis… Read More

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