Post Tagged with: "Flood Hazards"

Op-Ed: Southern California’s beaches are running out of sand

Op-Ed: Southern California’s beaches are running out of sand

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 […]

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The NOAA Marine Debris Program Awards Funding to 10 New Projects to Prevent and Remove Marine Debris in North America

The NOAA Marine Debris Program Awards Funding to 10 New Projects to Prevent and Remove Marine Debris in North America

Through the NOAA North America Marine Debris Prevention and Removal awards, the Southwest Wetlands Interpretive Association has been selected as a 2021 funding recipient. A key collaborator of the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve (TRNERR), the Southwest Wetlands Interpretive Association project will improve social-ecological resilience in the Tijuana River […]

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Interview: Addressing Inequality in Flood Risk

Interview: Addressing Inequality in Flood Risk

More than 7 million Californians live in places that are at risk of flooding. But not every community is well prepared to recover from floods. A new study, headed by experts at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), is looking at how flooding affects social inequality in flood-prone parts of […]

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