COASTAL HAZARDS @ VIRGINIA TECH
Disaster resilience research addresses the accelerating and unsustainable rate of natural disasters. We aim to reduce the potential for coastal hazards to evolve into disasters by identifying and understanding the complex interplay between population, economy, industry, infrastructure, and the environment. Follow the links below for information on specific projects in this research theme.
Acknowledgements & Credits: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's Sea Grant Program, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Department of Energy, National Commission on Energy Policy, South Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative, Texas General Land Office, and Virginia Tech. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of these funding sponsors. Background photo courtesy of Sadatsugu Tomizawa (Creative Commons license CC BY-NC-ND 2.0). Field surveys shown above above supported by National Science Foundation & American Society of Civil Engineers.
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