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Landuse Planning in Landslide Country: The Washington State Oso Slide part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Rebekah Green
Rebekah Green, Environmental Studies, Western Washington University Summary On March 22, 2014 a massive section of steep slopes above the Stilliguamish River in Snohomish County, Wash, slid downward in a ...

Sustainability Topics: Risk & Resilience

Disaster Resilience 2015-2025: What will it look like in Cascadia? part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Monica Gowan, Central Washington University
Monica Gowan, Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic Summary The current blueprint for global disaster risk reduction (known as HFA, or the Hyogo Framework of Action 2005-2015, Building the Resilience of Nations ...

Sustainability Topics: Risk & Resilience

Finding a Partner in a Disaster part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Jun Zhuang, SUNY at Buffalo
Jun Zhuang, Industrial and Systems Engineering, SUNY at Buffalo Summary To illustrate the application of the proposed model in a practical environment, in the remainder of this section we will discuss the model ...

Sustainability Topics: Risk & Resilience

2009 Disastrous landslides in Nilgiris part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Dr.G.P.Ganapathy
Dr.G.P.Ganapathy, Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Management, VIT University, Vellore Summary Landslide hazard is one of the most significant hazards that affect different parts of India every year during the ...

Sustainability Topics: Risk & Resilience

Sea Level Rise and Adaptation part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Daniel Spandau, DJS Consulting
Daniel Spandau, DJS Consulting Summary Climate Change Preparedness in Boston - Although Boston has been considering climate change impacts since the early 1990s, these efforts accelerated in 2009 when Mayor Thomas ...

Sustainability Topics: Risk & Resilience

Earthquake Scenarios: Evaluating Potential Ground Shaking and Damage part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Carla Whittington, Highline Community College
Carla Whittington, Physical Science (Geology Program), Highline Community College Summary The Pacific Northwest lies along a convergent plate boundary called the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Within this tectonic ...

Sustainability Topics: Natural Hazards, Risk & Resilience

Emergency Support Functions & The Incident Command System part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
J. Kyle Bryant, US Environmental Protection Agency
J. Kyle Bryant, Superfund/Response Support Corps, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Summary The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has as it's mission to "Protect Human Health and the ...

Sustainability Topics: Natural Hazards, Risk & Resilience

Adaptation to Drought Conditions part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Mary Anne Carletta, Georgetown College
Mary Anne Carletta, Biological Sciences, Georgetown College Summary The drought of 2012 covered over 60% of the lower 48 states of the U.S. Some areas of the country still have lingering effects from that period ...

Sustainability Topics: Risk & Resilience, Natural Hazards, Food Systems & Agriculture

Key Biscayne: An Island Paradise in Jeopardy? part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Julie Lambert, Florida Atlantic University
Julie Lambert, Teaching and Learning, Florida Atlantic University Summary Overview The Village of Key Biscayne is located in Miami-Dade County on the island of Key Biscayne. It is located ~5 miles off the coast of ...

Sustainability Topics: Risk & Resilience, Natural Hazards

Historic Flooding in Atlanta, September 2009 part of Integrate:Workshops and Webinars:Teaching about Risk and Resilience:Real-World Examples
Anne Hall, Emory University
Anne Larson Hall, Environmental Sciences, Emory University Summary "Epic flooding in Georgia, 2009," USGS Fact Sheet 2010-3107, confirms the level of destruction from floodwater experienced by Atlanta in ...

Sustainability Topics: Natural Hazards, Risk & Resilience, Water & Watersheds