- Identify, explain, and quantify the interactions and tradeoffs among the coastal community goals of equity, economic prosperity, and resilience to hazards.
- Develop methods to model long-term hurricane hazards in a way that accounts for climate change and integrates wind, rain, storm surge, and wave hazards.
- Develop a computational tool to help design policies that can achieve sustainable equity, economic prosperity, and coastal resilience in the context of climate change.
Break the Cycle of Repeated Hurricane Disasters
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Thanks to Caroline Williams, a postdoctoral researcher, CHEER’s knowledge framework is well on its way to becoming a vital resource for the Hub.
Six members of the Hub met in California to present their research at UCLA.
Shangjia Dong, member of the Hub’s buildings and households thrusts and a core faculty member in the University of Delaware’s Disaster Research Center, has been awarded an Early Career Research Fellowship by the Gulf Coast Research Program.
As a postdoctoral scholar with a background in industrial and systems engineering, Kevin plays a critical role in the Hub on the integration thrust.
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