North Carolina Emergency Management in partnership with East Carolina University's Center for Natural Hazards Research and the Center for Coastal Systems Informatics and Modeling (formerly RENCI at ECU) have hosted several annual Hurricane Workshops at the Murphy Center in Greenville, NC.

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  • 2013 Hurricane Season Forecast 

    Szatkowski, Gary (2013-05-22)
    Mr. Szatkowski described the 2012 hurricane season. In 2012 there were 19 named storms, 10 reached hurricane strength and 2 were major hurricanes. This exceeded the average number. This year is likely to exceed ...
  • Hurricane Sandy (Panel) 

    Johnson, Darlene; Szatkowski, Gary; Smith, Craig (2013-05-22)
    Mr. Szatkowski described the experience of Hurricane Sandy from the point of view of forecast meteorologists working in New Jersey area hit by the storm. His office in Mount Holly began issuing warnings forty hours ...
  • NCEM Workshop Keynote Speaker 

    Sturgis, Linda (2013-05-22)
    Keynote speaker Linda Sturgis described the impact that Hurricane Sandy had on the coast of New York and Northern New Jersey, an area in which she was responsible for safety, transportation and navigation. The ...
  • Modeling and Planning for Storm Surge (Panel) 

    Losego, Jessica; Dorman, John; Birch, Traci (2013-05-22)
    Jessica Losego discussed the CERA (Coastal Emergency Risk Assessment)-Atlantic portal that is part of the DHS Coastal Hazards Center of Excellence housed at UNC Chapel Hill. She showed examples of the five-day ...
  • Tools for Risk and Emergency Communication (Panel) 

    Sprayberry, Mike; Mitchelson, Ron; Kruse, Jamie; Kain, Donna; Hawley, Steve; Putnam, Gloria; Allen, Thomas Richard (2013-05-22)
    After the welcoming remarks, Dr. Kain introduced the first panel theme of communication and introduced the speakers. Her presentation, Social Media Management Systems (not included in the video), overviews the tools ...
  • Planning for Resilience in Coastal Louisiana 

    Birch, Traci (2013-05-22)
    Traci Birch a managing partner with The Verdant Group – a woman-owned urban planning firm based in New Orleans. In this position she specializes in land use and environmental planning, and has worked extensively in ...
  • Introducing the North Carolina Coastal Atlas 

    Allen, Tom (2013-05-22)
    Dr. Allen is the director of C-SIM at ECU and the co-director of ECU's Center for Geographic Information Science. He is interested in understanding spatial and temporal change in the natural environment, particularly ...
  • City of Greenville’s Social Media in times of emergencies 

    Hawley, Steve (2013-05-22)
    Steve Hawley is communications manager and public information officer for the City of Greenville where his work has won Excellence in Communications Awards from North Carolina City and County Communicators. He is ...
  • Hurricane Sandy: Response and Recovery in New York and New Jersey 

    Sturgis, Linda (2013-05-22)
    Commander Linda Sturgis is originally from Virginia Beach, Virginia. She began military service in the U.S. Army in 1988 and graduated Old Dominion University in 1992. Shortly after college graduation, she changed ...
  • The Pursuit of Risk 

    Dorman, John (2013-05-22)
    John Dorman is the Assistant EM Director for Geospatial and Technology Management in the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management. In this capacity, he is responsible for the design, acquisition, analysis, and ...
  • CERA-Atlantic Storm Surge Web Page: Improvements for 2013 Based on EM Feedback 

    Losego, Jessica (2013-05-22)
    Jessica Losego has worked extensively with the North Carolina emergency management (EM) community since starting as a meteorologist at the University of North Carolina seven years ago. During this time, she developed ...
  • Hurricane Season Forecast 2013 

    Szatkowski, Gary (2013-05-22)
    Mr. Szatkowski described the 2012 hurricane season. In 2012 there were 19 named storms, 10 reached hurricane strength and 2 were major hurricanes. This exceeded the average number. This year is likely to exceed last year ...
  • Reflections on Sandy: Understanding What Happened & Where Do We Go From Here? 

    Szatkowski, Gary (2013-05-22)
    Mr. Szatkowski described the experience of Hurricane Sandy from the point of view of forecast meteorologists working in New Jersey area hit by the storm. His office in Mount Holly began issuing warnings forty hours ...
  • Social Media Management Systems 

    Kain, Donna (2013-05-22)
    Dr. Kain introduced the first panel theme of communication and introduced the speakers. Her presentation, Social Media Management Systems (not included in the video), overviews the tools that social media managers ...
  • North Carolina Department of Public Safety 

    Johnson, Darlene (2013-05-22)
    Ms. Johnson overviewed the EMAC process for providing mutual aid to other states during an event. She said that if first responders are sent on a mission to work in another state during an emergency, they are able ...
  • 2011 North Carolina Hurricane Workshop Summary  

    Covi, Michelle P. (2011-05-18)
    The North Carolina Division of Emergency Management (NCEM) in partnership with the East Carolina University's Center (ECU) for Natural Hazards Research and the Renaissance Computing Institute Engagement Center at ECU (RENCI ...
  • 2012 North Carolina Hurricane Workshop Summary 

    Covi, Michelle P. (2012-05-23)
    North Carolina Emergency Management in partnership with East Carolina University's Center for Natural Hazards Research and the Renaissance Computing Institute's Engagement Center at ECU held a Hurricane Workshop on May 23, ...
  • 2013 North Carolina Hurricane Workshop Summary 

    Covi, Michelle P. (2013-05-22)
    The North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in collaboration with East Carolina University's Center for Natural Hazards Research held a Hurricane Workshop on May 22, 2013 at the Murphy Center in Greenville, NC. ...
  • The 1st Annual NCEM-ECU Hurricane Workshop Presentations (Part 3 & 4) 

    Long, Patrick; Smith, Catherine; Montz, Burrell; Sprayberry, Mike; Wilson, Ken; Kruse, Jamie; Allen, Thomas Richard; Kain, Donna (2010-05-26)
    During the week that coastal communities turned their attention to hurricane preparedness, the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in partnership with the East Carolina University's Center for Natural Hazards ...
  • The 1st Annual NCEM-ECU Hurricane Workshop Presentations (Part 1 & 2) 

    Long, Patrick; Smith, Catherine; Montz, Burrell; Sprayberry, Mike; Wilson, Ken; Kruse, Jamie; Allen, Thomas Richard; Kain, Donna (2010-05-26)
    During the week that coastal communities turned their attention to hurricane preparedness, the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in partnership with the East Carolina University's Center for Natural Hazards ...

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