engineering

March 20, 2019

‘Designing for resilience’ forum draws record crowd
Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum offers perspectives on resilient design

Virginia Sea Grant, Old Dominion University and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission plan and host quarterly meetings to bring together professionals in adaptation.
February 26, 2019

Putting a price tag on wetlands defense
Fellow studies how wetlands decrease flood damage

During storms, wetland plants help reduce storm surge levels and protect the coast from flooding and erosion. But exactly how much protection do they provide? Ali Rezaie and colleagues in George Mason University’s engineering department are measuring water levels, waves, erosion, and marsh density. As a Virginia Sea Grant Fellow, Rezaie will use this information to model the flood protection that marshes provide.
December 21, 2018

Commonwealth fellow helps agency comment on environmental impacts

[…]
December 14, 2018

Summer resilience interns assist with Arcadis projects

[…]
November 7, 2018

The Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum:
Keeping coastal Virginia on the frontlines of resilience

[…]
August 9, 2018

RAFT partnership fortifies towns against storm hazards
by turning ideas into action

[…]
August 2, 2018

Building neighborhoods of the future
in communities prone to flooding

[…]