Blum Center affiliated faculty member Brett Sanders is in the news discussing how sediment bypasses could help to address erosion at our local beaches. In a recent Spectrum News 1 article by Jo Kwon, Sanders explains that sediment buildup in Orange County’s flood channels is an unintended consequence of flood […]
Blum Center-affiliated professor Brett Sanders recently appeared in a documentary film, “Coastal Crisis: California’s Vanishing Beaches.” Created by Mike Moodian, the documentary explains how climate change is causing sea levels to rise and eroding Southern California beaches. Read an article about the documentary here or watch the 30-minute film on YouTube.
Professor Brett Sanders, who leads the Blum Center’s research on flooding and community vulnerabilities, was recently interviewed by Spectrum News 1. “Sanders […] walked on the other end of the project recently at Linda Lane. He noted that the city’s project is a good start. ‘But it’s only one piece […]
Blum Center Faculty Director Richard Matthew and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Brett Sanders recently published a new book chapter on environmental modeling in conflict zones. Natural hazards can pose disproportionate levels of risk to conflict-affected countries. The chapter discusses how advances in environmental modeling can be used to […]
Blum-affiliated Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Brett Sanders was recently interviewed for an article on the California regions that are at risk of flooding and how his research is identifying workable solutions to address these hazards. The article describes three flooding risk areas for California: its coastline; the Bay […]
Professor Brett Sanders, who leads the Blum Center’s research on flooding and community vulnerabilities, was recently quoted in the OC Register. The article highlights recent research articles from other labs that predict changes to the size and power of waves along the California coast. These changes, which are driven by […]
Division of Flooding and Poverty research lead Brett Sanders was recently interviewed as part of a piece exploring how coastal communities are thinking more about new ways to keep sand on the beaches, providing an important buffer between waves and infrastructure. Read the full piece at the OC Register.
For the past half century, the University of California, Irvine has been home to some of the world’s leading experts on the environment, energy, oceans and atmosphere in the Golden State. To share their stories, UCI launched a web special report, “California’s Climate Crisis.” Through its three main sections – […]
Division of Flooding and Poverty research lead Brett Sanders was recently interviewed as part of a piece exploring how the lack of beach nourishment is threatening infrastructure and homes along California’s coast. Read the full piece at the LA Times.
In an op-ed published by the LA Times, Division of Flooding and Poverty research lead Brett Sanders describes how sand deposits, sediment management, and climate change combine to create challenges for beaches in Southern California. Beyond erosion on beaches themselves, lack of sand deposits also impacts infrastructure in communities along […]