Doug Houston

Using Public Participation GIS to Better Understand Local Flood Risk Perceptions

Knowing where flooding is likely to occur is key for preparedness, but who knows best about the location of floodwaters? New research from the Social Ecology Team explores this question using public participation GIS data collected in a 2014 door-to-door survey of Newport Beach residents. As part of this survey, residents were asked to… Read More

Knowledge Café Showcases New Graduate Student Research

FloodRISE Graduate Student Researchers Wing Cheung (Planning, Policy, and Design) and Adam Luke (Civil and Environmental Engineering) presented new thinking about the spatial dynamics of flooding at a recent Knowledge Café. Wing shared updates from a paper he is preparing with Co-PI Doug Houston, which examines how various socioeconomic, demographic, and geographic factors influence… Read More

December 2nd, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |