Coastal Resilience

  • Published in Alaska Public Media: New study on Arctic warming: Was 2017 a tipping point?

    Published in Alaska Public Media: New study on Arctic warming: Was 2017 a tipping point?

    Scientists share information on dramatic changes in the Pacific Arctic ecosystems and what the warmer water means

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  • The level-up strategy: Responding to sea level rise in coastal communities

    The level-up strategy: Responding to sea level rise in coastal communities

    To adapt to the growing threat of floods, low-lying communities must change the way they build

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  • 6 approaches to water management that can help address climate change

    6 approaches to water management that can help address climate change

    To create a sustainable future, we must scrutinize water management through a climate resilience lens

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  • Spend a dollar to save six: coastal resilience by the numbers

    Spend a dollar to save six: coastal resilience by the numbers

    Rising sea levels. Catastrophic storms. Battered shorelines. What’s the measurable impact of climate change on our coastal communities, and how can we respond?

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  • Tech-driven innovations can help us build anticipatory resiliency in our communities

    Tech-driven innovations can help us build anticipatory resiliency in our communities

    It’s important to perceive threats—from hurricanes to pandemic disease—and plan for them. Here are 3 tech advancements to help build resiliency.

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  • Your guide to resilient infrastructure planning and investments

    Your guide to resilient infrastructure planning and investments

    A Resilient Infrastructure Investment Matrix helps analyze vulnerable areas by identifying and ranking their risk profiles

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  • How advances in computer simulations can lead to more resilient coastlines

    How advances in computer simulations can lead to more resilient coastlines

    Advanced numerical modeling technology allows engineers to simulate complex and changing conditions for more successful and resilient projects

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  • Published in Environment Magazine: Building a resilient New Orleans

    Published in Environment Magazine: Building a resilient New Orleans

    Stantec’s Dan Grandal reports on how New Orleans is managing storm water whilst at the same time making the city more resilient to climate change

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  • Power through the storm: Improved style, function, and design for a more resilient grid

    Power through the storm: Improved style, function, and design for a more resilient grid

    A post-Sandy hardening program illustrates the role innovative design and community engagement play in the future of power delivery

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  • Need a new marine crane? Follow these 7 guidelines for the procurement process

    Need a new marine crane? Follow these 7 guidelines for the procurement process

    Here’s how to select the right crane for specific job requirements on port infrastructure projects

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  • From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience

    From the Design Quarterly: 7 ways to shift our thinking about urban resilience

    Houston architect Laura Sachtleben says that Hurricane Harvey provided an opportunity to think differently about preparation and resilience

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  • World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations

    World Cities Day: Here’s how we can build a better urban life for future generations

    Our communities are facing unprecedented change, but we have the power to turn challenges into sustainability

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  • Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures: think globally, act locally has never mattered more

    Community Futures speaks to the most significant trends influencing our cities, from climate change to digital innovation

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  • Published in How We Respond: New Orleans Residents Respond to Flooding w/ Citizen Science

    Published in How We Respond: New Orleans Residents Respond to Flooding w/ Citizen Science

    Blue & Green Corridors project – a new twist on green infrastructure for a city plagued by flooding

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  • Published in Providence Business News: Five Questions with Melissa Carter

    Published in Providence Business News: Five Questions with Melissa Carter

    Providence Business News speaks with Melissa Carter about our role on the final phase of the largest public works project in Rhode Island history

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  • Published in APWA Reporter: Water Resources Design for Long-Term Operations & Maintenance

    Published in APWA Reporter: Water Resources Design for Long-Term Operations & Maintenance

    Public Works officials are facing numerous unprecedented infrastructure challenges – each offering a different operations and management hurdle

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  • Published in Earth's Future: The Expanding Footprint of Rapid Arctic Change

    Published in Earth's Future: The Expanding Footprint of Rapid Arctic Change

    Dr. Francis Wiese shares insights regarding sea level rise, extreme weather, infrastructure damage, and coastal erosion

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  • Published in Hydro Review: Samoan Islands lead renewable energy efforts

    Published in Hydro Review: Samoan Islands lead renewable energy efforts

    Two small hydro projects constructed in Samoa have increased electricity supply and helped boost hydro capacity to meet the islands renewable energy goals

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  • A case study on creating a sustainable port for Canada’s Department of National Defence

    A case study on creating a sustainable port for Canada’s Department of National Defence

    Resilient infrastructure design practices help to protect the nation against threats stemming from climate change

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  • Published in NC Currents: Storm Damage Risk Reduction – Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps

    Published in NC Currents: Storm Damage Risk Reduction – Permanent Canal Closures and Pumps

    A look at the top 10 factors coastal communities should consider and address in future builds to reduce hurricane storm damage risk

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