Predicting and responding to extreme weather events

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting
Date:
20 Sep 2013
Location:
United States of America (Providence, Rhode Island)
Venue:
The Providence Journal, 4th floor auditorium

The  seminar will feature talks by regional experts on:

  • The science of hurricane formation
  • Detailed comparison of two most damaging New England hurricanes, the Great Hurricane of 1938 and Hurricane Sandy
  • State of scientific understanding regarding links between climate change and hurricanes
  • Effects of storm surge on coastal communities and ecosystems
  • Regional precipitation patterns and projected trends for the future
  • How municipalities, state and federal agencies plan for immediate effects of extreme weather events
  • Lasting economic and environmental impacts of extreme weather events


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Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Environment, Economics of DRR, Disaster Risk Management
Hazards:
Cyclone, Storm Surge
Countries:
United States of America
Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific Regional Platforms for Disaster Risk Reduction take place from Africa to the Pacific.
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