As tropical depression Cindy made land fall in Louisiana last week, Rhode Island emergency managers (EM’s) ran a training exercise using a powerful, fictitious storm called “Hurricane Rhody”. The storm was created by Isaac Ginis, Chris Kincaid, and David Ullman of URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography and was based on historical data from Hurricane Carol […]
Dr. Becker and Bobby Witkop (MAMA 2018) attend workshops on “Climate change impacts on coastal transport infrastructure in the Caribbean: Enhancing the adaptive capacity of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”
In June, Dr. Becker participated in a UN Development Account project on “Climate change impacts on coastal transport infrastructure in the Caribbean: Enhancing the adaptive capacity of Small Island Developing States (SIDS)”, which is being implemented by UNCTAD and also benefits from collaboration with UNEP, UNECLAC and UNDP. He spent three days in St. Lucia […]
New paper published in Global Environmental Change A method to estimate climate-critical construction materials applied to seaport protection Abstract Climate adaptation for coastal infrastructure projects raises unique challenges because global-scale environmental changes may require similar projects to be completed in many locations over the same time frame. Existing methods to forecast resource demand and capacity […]
MAF’s Austin Becker highlighted in CELS Big Thinker series.