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2013 North Carolina Hurricane Workshop Summary
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. ...
Back to the Future: Satellite Precipitation as a Tool to Reanalyze Hurricane Floyd and Forecast Probabilities of Extreme Rainfall in Eastern North Carolina
In order to answer questions about how much rain fell during Hurricane Floyd and its input into rivers, researchers looked at satellite, river gauge, and radar data. They took a radar map and put it into a GIS with watershed ...
The Pursuit of Risk
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 ...
Facing Disaster: Forecasting and Assessing Floyd and its Impacts on North Carolina
Jeff Orrock reviewed the year of Hurricane Floyd, 1999. It was not a big hurricane year overall in the Atlantic, but very active for North Carolina. Hurricane Dennis was a welcome storm in that it brought 5–8 inches of ...
Modeling and Planning for Storm Surge (Panel)
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 ...
2013 Hurricane Season Forecast
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 ...
Integrated Hazard Risk Management (IHRM) and North Carolina State Preparedness and Resource Tracking Application (NCSPARTA)
Morgan discusses two databases; Integrated Hazard Risk Management (IHRM) and North Carolina State Preparedness and Resource Tracking Application (NCSPARTA). These two databases help provide emergency managers and the general ...
CERA-Atlantic Storm Surge Web Page: Improvements for 2013 Based on EM Feedback
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 ...
2011 North Carolina Hurricane Workshop Summary
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 ...
Welcoming Remarks (Day 2)
Hurricane Floyd Symposium