See embedded videos of the final presentations here!
Intro The US Atlantic Coast is one of the most vulnerable areas in the world to sea level rise (SLR) because of its low elevation, large population concentration, and economic importance. In addition to SLR, coastal communities like New York City can expect an increase in flooding events and unpredictable weather patterns in coming years. Under current emission trends sea level will continue to rise throughout the twenty-first century. The Northern Hemisphere is expected to experience an increase of up to 30 percent maximum precipitation (Banholzer et al. 2014). NYC and the North East Coast of the United States is …
Students Danielle Tommaso, Joe Sollod, and Lorenzo Paganotti presented their mid-year progress for their yearlong capstone project focused on the development of a Hoboken Resilience Primer for the City. See video below from their Zoom presentation on May 15th, 2020.
Featuring our graduate ambassador – Joseph Sollod! Joe, a current graduate student and graduate ambassador, is working with two teammates on a capstone project with the Chief Resiliency Officer of Hoboken to explain and evaluate climate adaptation for the city’s resiliency plan.
Meet Verónica Franco Londoño, a recent graduate and one of the graduate ambassadors for our program! Her capstone team project focused on how social and human capital is important during emergency response in Puerto Rico. Learn more about her experience in the program, her capstone project and how she is making most of her time at home.