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  • Welcoming Remarks (Day 2) 

    Curtis, Scott; White, Dean Alan; Mageean, Deirdre; Landry, Craig E. (2009-09-18)
    Hurricane Floyd Symposium
  • Summary Report: Hurricane Floyd Symposium 

    Covi, Michelle P.; Huffer, Hillary; Anderson, Benjamin; Siepert, S. Daniel (2009-09-18)
    On the morning of Thursday, September 16, 1999, Hurricane Floyd made landfall at the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Rains associated with Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd, and Irene resulted in extensive flooding over a two-month ...
  • 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 ...
  • Trauma Written in Plywood and Flesh: Hurricane Graffiti, Post-Katrina Tattoos, and the Value of Narratives to Hazards Research 

    Alderman, Derek H.; Ward, Heather; Gentry, Glenn (2009-09-18)
    Dr. Alderman explained that narratives are an important way to understand how people were impacted by a hurricane. Graffiti and tattoos are visually evocative narratives written on plywood and flesh as opposed to paper. ...
  • Emerging Technology for Hazards Risk Reduction 

    Allen, Thomas Richard (2009-09-18)
    The panelists include John Cole and Sarah Jamison, Brian Etherton, John Dorman, Ruth Little, and Noel Lee. Moderated by Tom Allen. Dr. Allen introduced the panel by posing a series of questions about how technology has ...
  • Keynote Speaker: Governor Jim Hunt 

    Hunt, Gov. Jim (2009-09-18)
    Governor Hunt described his experiences during Hurricane Floyd, which was the worst natural disaster to hit the area in recorded history. He spoke about the need to find out how to be better prepared in the future. During ...
  • Faces from the Flood 

    Barnes, Jay (2009-09-18)
    Jay Barnes shared photographs and stories from his book, Faces from the Flood: Hurricane Floyd Remembered, written with Richard Moore. Barnes emphasized that storytelling is one of the most important forms of hurricane ...