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Material Transport in Coastal North Carolina following Hurricanes: A Remote-Sensing Perspective of Hurricane Floyd's Impact
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). ...
Flood Insurance Coverage in Dare County: Before and After Floyd
Dr. Landry started with an overview of how the flood insurance program works. Flooding is a catastrophe risk since flooding events cause multiple losses that are correlated across space; and given the rarity of flooding ...
Changes in Flood Characteristics after a Major Event: Re-evaluating the Effect of Hurricane Floyd on Future Flood Response
Hurricane Floyd had immediate impacts on the relatively slow-changing environment and undeveloped, unregulated watershed. The total flood water was 95% of the volume of Pamlico Sound, and many locations exceeded the record ...
Fatal Tradeoff? Toward a Better Understanding of the Costs of Not Evacuating from a Hurricane in Affected Landfall Counties
The researchers examined an economic behavior model of the evacuation decision. Hurricane fatalities decreased each decade until the 2000s, when deaths increased due to Hurricane Katrina. As more people move into coastal ...
Preserving Assets in Low-Income Communities Affected by Disaster
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Emergency Preparedness Demonstration: Increasing Disaster Awareness and Preparedness in Disadvantaged Communities
This presentation includes the following panelists: Phillip R. Berke, Thomas A. Birkland, and Emily Young. Moderated by John T. Cooper. Dr. Cooper introduced the panel discussion by pointing ...
Welcoming Remarks (Day 2)
Hurricane Floyd Symposium
Summary Report: Hurricane Floyd Symposium
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 ...