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Human Dimensions of Hurricane Floyd
The panelists for this presentation are Dr. Jimmy Tickel, Catherine Smith, and Charles Fisher. Moderated by Dr. Burrell Montz. Dr. Montz, introduced herself and the panelists. She emphasized that even as we increase ...
The 1999 Flood of the Century: Extraordinary Hydrometeorological Event or Human-Induced Catastrophe?
In 1999 the effects of Floyd, Dennis, and Irene caused unprecedented flooding, but was this a natural event or a human disaster? The researchers examined photographs of the effects of Hurricane Floyd and some other floods ...
Home-buyer Sentiment and Hurricane Landfalls
The researchers looked at how hurricanes impact real estate markets and home-buyer sentiment. Sentiment is related to the perception of risk by investors in the securities markets, but is not quantifiable, so the researchers ...
Severe Weather-Related Risk and Emergency Communication in Coastal Communities
The researchers want to learn how people in eastern North Carolina receive and use information regarding hurricanes. The researchers conducted face-to-face interviews with residents, businesses, and local government officials ...
African Easterly Waves and Rainfall Variability in Niger during the 2006 AMMA Field Campaign
Dr. Ferreira showed that when Africa gets more rain, North Carolina gets more hurricanes. More than half of hurricanes, including Hurricanes Dennis and Floyd, form as African Easterly Waves (AEWs). The African Easterly Jet ...
Hurricanes and Homeowner Decision-Making
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, ...
A Methodology to Inject Sea-Level-Rise-Enhanced Storm Surge Modeling into the Long-Range Comprehensive Plans of Coastal Communities
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 ...
Welcoming Remarks (Day 1)
2009 Hurricane Floyd Symposium
CI-FLOW: Evaluating and Testing New Technologies for Accurate and Timely Identification of Inland and Coastal Floods in the Tar-Pamlico and Neuse River Basins of Coastal North Carolina
CI-FLOW is a new technology being utilized to identify flood hazards. CI-FLOW stands for the Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning project. CI-FLOW was implemented ten years ago by the directors of Sea Grant ...
Prototyping a Hurricane-Flood-Landslide-Continuum Prediction System: A CI-FLOW Contribution to North Carolina and Broader Coastal Regions
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 ...