Orange County

UC Irvine Sea Level Rise Research Can Help Orange County Prepare

As the world celebrated Earth Day on April 23, 2016, the Orange County Register took a comprehensive look at the sea level rise planning and preparedness challenges for Orange County. The article highlighted important research from various UC Irvine scientists, including the FloodRISE project. Along Orange County’s coastline, risks are complex. Low-lying areas such as… Read More

New Inundation Maps Available for Southern California

In partnership with USC Sea Grant and the US Geological Survey, the FloodRISE Research Impact and Integration Team held a webinar on January 21 to share initial results from the Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS) with Orange County coastal practitioners. Initial CoSMoS results provide flood hazard zones for a 100-year storm with four sea level rise… Read More

FloodRISE Gathers Orange County Coastal Leaders

In partnership with USC Sea Grant, the County of Orange, and the California Coastal Conservancy, the FloodRISE Research Impact and Integration Team convened the Orange County Sea Level Rise and Coastal Impacts Workshop at the Beckman Center of the National Academies of Science and Engineering on February 23, 2015. This gathering brought together coastal… Read More