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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Hurricanes and Homeowner Decision-Making 

      Burrus, Robert T.; Dumas, Christopher F.; Graham Jr., J. Edward (2009-09-18)
      The researchers conducted surveys between 2001 and 2002 that examined homeowner decisions concerning wind damage to homes from hurricanes. They collected information about current mitigation practices, expectation of damage, ...
    • Integrated Hazard Risk Management (IHRM) and North Carolina State Preparedness and Resource Tracking Application (NCSPARTA) 

      Morgan, Hope (2011-05-18)
      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 ...
    • Introducing the North Carolina Coastal Atlas 

      Allen, Thomas Richard (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 ...
    • Keynote Speaker: Bill Read, Director of the National Hurricane Center 

      Read, Bill (2012-05-23)
      Bill Read discussed the Hurricane Forecast Improvement Project with its 10 year goals of improving weatehr prediction model forecasts and guidance. They have done well with track recently, but looking at rapid changes in ...
    • Lessons from Hurricane Irene 

      Keyes, Ann; Thompson, Brad; Aschbrenner, Don; Stanton, Joe; Gibbs, Justin; Stocks, Lee; Ezzell, Robert Lee (2012-05-23)
    • Material Transport in Coastal North Carolina following Hurricanes: A Remote-Sensing Perspective of Hurricane Floyd's Impact 

      Miller, Richard L.; Riggs, Stanley R.; Buonassissi, Christopher J. (2009-09-18)
      A hydrograph of the Tar River depicts an unprecedented amount of rainfall during Hurricane Floyd. This excess rainfall transported carbon in the form of dissolved organic carbon or Colored Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM). ...
    • A Methodology to Inject Sea-Level-Rise-Enhanced Storm Surge Modeling into the Long-Range Comprehensive Plans of Coastal Communities 

      Fraziers, Tim G.; Yarnal, Brent; Wood, Nathan (2009-09-18)
      This project implemented a comprehensive vulnerability assessment framework that used mapping and stakeholder input to create long-range land-use plans that took into account sea-level rise. They compared regular storm ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • News Media and Emergency Management Community Interactions Panel 

      Cole, John; Jarema, Julia; Johnson, Nate; Waters, Skip (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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Preserving Assets in Low-Income Communities Affected by Disaster 

      Rausch, Christina; Windley, Tiki (2009-09-18)
      MDC helps organizations and communities close gaps that separate people from opportunities and helps people to try to find a path out of poverty through education, work, and asset-building. The group has been active in ...
    • Property Values and Flood Risk: What Happens to Premiums over Time? 

      Bin, Okmyung; Landry, Craig E. (2009-09-18)
      After Hurricane Floyd, property values in Pitt County were reduced when the properties were determined to be located in the flood plain. Bin and Landry used GIS data to look at the difference between homes sold in the flood ...
    • Prototyping a Hurricane-Flood-Landslide-Continuum Prediction System: A CI-FLOW Contribution to North Carolina and Broader Coastal Regions 

      Hong, Yang; Gourley, J.J.; VergaraArrieta, Humberto J.; Liao, Zonghu; Van Cooten, Suzanne; Kelleher, Kevin (2009-09-18)
      A partnership between NASA and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is examining prototyping a hurricane-flood-landslide continuum as part of CI-FLOW (Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...