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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
In a post highlighting the research impacts of the Division of Flooding and Poverty, the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) shared how watershed management combining hydrological and financial models supports decision-making and environmental improvements. The study featured in the piece was part of the NCCOS Effects of Seal […]
In an article published in Earth’s Future, researchers from the Division of Flooding and Poverty demonstrate a new process for communities to build flood resilience: collaborative flood modeling. As outlined in the article, collaborative flood modeling advances flood risk management by providing multiple points of entry for diverse groups of […]