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The Blueprint and building resilience

Hurricane Laura approaches the Gulf Coast. Photo by NOAA Satellites/Flickr. The sheer number and magnitude of the natural disasters in 2020 is breathtaking. While choosing just one catastrophe out of the cornucopia of calamities is hard, the record-breaking hurricane season must surely be toward the top of the list. For the first time [...]

By |October 5th, 2020|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on The Blueprint and building resilience

*RESCHEDULED* Third Thursday Web Forum: Developing regional GIS-based coastal resilience assessments

This web forum was rescheduled from January due to the government shutdown. "Developing regional GIS-based coastal resilience assessments” with J. Greg Dobson, Director of Geospatial Technology at the National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC) As sea levels rise and coastal storm events occur with increased intensity and frequency, many coastal communities—both human and natural—have become more [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|0 Comments

2018 Social Coast Forum: ​Social science for coastal decision-making

The Social Coast Forum will be taking place from February 5-8, 2018 in Charleston, SC. Economic, social, and cultural values and beliefs greatly influence behavior and decision-making. Understanding people’s feelings and perceptions can have a tremendous impact on coastal management efforts. The Social Coast Forum is all about the “people” side of coastal management. If you have [...]

By |February 5th, 2018|0 Comments