May 26, 2017

Interdependency in Resilience Conference

The Interdependency in Resilience Conference took place in Norfolk VA from May 2nd-4th, 2017. Read more about how the conference turned out here. The conference was […]
May 16, 2017

Hampton Roads Premiere of “Tidewater” Film

The Hampton Roads premiere of “Tidewater,” a film about sea level rise and the problems it poses in Coastal Virginia for both residents and the military. […]
April 21, 2017

Building Resiliency

River restorations, rain gardens, dunes and more ways we can use mother nature to help reduce flood risk. As man-made structures replace nature, there is less nature to absorb […]
April 6, 2017

Event Round Up

April 6th:Hampton Dutch Dialogues How does Hampton adapt in the future to ensure that one of its greatest assets – the waterfront – doesn’t become its […]
March 24, 2017

Norfolk Students Help to Battle Sea Level Rise by Partnering with Elizabeth River Project

The Elizabeth River Project has called upon the youth to help build community resilience. To help facilitate this, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has provided the Elizabeth River […]
March 15, 2017

Norfolk’s Maker Community Rises to the Challenge of Measuring Real Time Water Levels

Sensors to collect flooding data will soon be posted around Norfolk, thanks to local entrepreneurs. This will take a whole lot of sensors collecting data at […]
March 2, 2017

UVA Students Visit Hampton Roads to Learn About Coastal Engineering

Dr. Derek Loftis of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science guest lectured and guided a Hampton Roads field trip for a UVA January-semester class focused on […]
February 28, 2017

New Paper on Storm Surge Modeling and Inundation

A new paper from Dr. Derek Loftis and Dr. Harry Wang at VIMS focuses on street-level inundation modeling from storm surge and precipitation in Hampton Roads. […]
January 26, 2017

Coastal Resilience – An App to Help Wade Through High Water

Coastal Resilience, a long term project designed by the Nature Conservancy, has created an internet tool that can help Virginians track the progress of sea level rise […]
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