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Gulf Coast Hurricanes: Mitigation And Response - April 10-11, 2012

1The SSPEED Center: Funding From Houston Endowment ►Read More...

Philip B. Bedient and James B. Blackburn, Rice University

 

 

 

Modeling AHurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico Using ADCIRC ►Read More...
Jennifer Proft, the University of Texas at Austin / Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences

 

 

 

Damage Modeling and Cost Estimates in the Houston Ship Channel ►Read More...

Hanadi S. Rifai and Daniel W. Burleson, University of Houston

 

 

 

Port Security and Emergency Operations ►Read More...

Captain Marcus Woodring, Port of Houston Authority

 

 

 

Houston Ship Channel Surge Protection&Coastal Riverine Model ►Read More...

Philip B. Bedient and Jason Christian, Rice University

 

 

 

Houston Ship Channel Preliminary Gate Structure Design: Summary of Geotechnical, Structural & Operational Considerations   ►Read More...

Charles M. Penland and Joseph M. Cibor, WPMA

 

 

 

Identifying Flood Risk and Vulnerability - Assessment of the Clear Creak Watershed   ►Read More...

Samuel D. Brody, Russell Blessing, Antonia Sebastian and Philip Bedient,

Center for Texas Beaches & Shores

Department of Marine Sciences - Galveston

Department of Urban Planning - College Station

Texas A&M University

 

 

Predicting and Evaluating Bridge and Roadway Infrastructure Damage  ►Read More...

Jamie E. Padgett, Navid Ataei and Candase Arnold, Rice University

 

 

 

Creating Flood Alert Systems in Coastal Areas   ►Read More...

Nick Fang and Philip Bedient, Rice University

 

 

 

Design Strategies for Storm Surge Protection ►Read More...

Thomas Colbert, University of Houston

Kevin Shanley, SWA Group

Matt Baumgarten, Frances Kellerman, Alex Lahti, Rose Lee, Fangyi Lu, Jason Honeycutt, Ian Spencer

 

 

SSPEED LSCNRA  ►Read More...

James B. Blackburn, Rice University

 

 

 

Opportunity Knocks Potential Economic Impact of the Proposed Lone Star Coastal National Recreation Area ►Read More...

SSPEED, Houston Wilderness, National Parks Conservation Association

 

 

 

National Recreation Areas: Innovative Concepts  ►Read More...

Lynn Scarlett

 

 

 

An Ecological Perspective on the Proposed Lone Start Coastal National Recreation Area Gulf Coast Hurricanes: Mitigation and Response ►Read More...

Ron Sass

 

 

 

Galveston Bay: Estuary of National Significance, Great Water, and our home and livelihood ►Read More...

Bob Stokes, Galveston Bay Foundation

 

 

 

Public Outreach Plan ►Read More...

Victoria Herrin

 

 

 

Severe Storm Prediction, Education, and Evacuation from Disasters Center Conference   ►Read More...

Col. Christopher W. Sallese

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

 

 

Upper West Side of Galveston Bay Workshop ►Read More...

Margaret Vaughn Robinson, Bill King, and Nancy Edmonson



 

 

Proposed Galveston Bay CSPN ►Read More...



 

 

 

- Gulf Coast Hurricanes: Mitigation And Response  ►Read More...

Nancy Edmonson

 

 

 

The West Shore of Galveston Bay Coastal Defense Alternatives ►Read More...

Thomas Colbert, University of Houston

Kevin Shanley, SWA Group

Matt Baumgarten, Frances Kellerman, Alex Lahti, Rose Lee, Fangyi Lu, Jason Honeycutt, Ian Spencer


 

 

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Dale Berner and Michael Gebman, Ben C. Gerwick, INC.

 

 

 

Flood control, risk reduction and preparedness 7 years after Katrina ►Read More...

John H Pardue, Louisiana State University

 

 

 

Advancements in Evacuation Planning and Analysis Tools Since Hurricane Katrina   ►Read More...

Brian Wolshon, Louisiana State University

 

 

 

Storm Surge Return Periods for the U.S. Gulf Coast ►Read More...

Hal Needham, Louisiana State University

 

 

 

Hurricane Threat and Flood Mitigation In South Texas  ►Read More...

Jude A. Benavides, University of Texas at Brownsville

 

 

 

A Citizens' Initiative for Hurricane Protection for the City of Galveston ►Read More...

Bill Kiene and John Machol

 

 

 

Gulf Coast Hurricanes: Mitigation and Response Evacuation Timeline   ►Read More...

Bill Wheeler

 

 

 

Hazard Mitigation Planning at Texas Medical Center ►Read More...

Robert F. Stott, Texas Medical Center

 

 

 

Harris County Flood Control District Disaster Preparation  ►Read More...

Jeff Lindner

 

 

 

Surviving in a Flood Prone Area ►Read More...

Charles M. Penland, Walter P. Moore and Associates, Inc.

 

 

 

Hurricane Preparation & Recovery at Spectra Energy  ►Read More...

Paul Davis, Spectra Energy

 

 

 

CenterPoint Energy's Enterprise Risk Management and Preparation for Hurricane Response Overview ►Read More...

Robert Martinez, CenterPoint Energy

 

 

 

Calibration - A Hands-On Approach to Making a Model Reflect Reality  ►Read More...

Andy Yung, DODSON | a Walter P Moore Company

 

 

 

1D/2D Modeling ►Read More...

Ataul Hannan, Harris County Flood Control District

 

 

 

Storm Risk Calculator for the City of Houston  ►Read More...

Birnur Guven, Leonardo Dueñas-Osorio, Robert M. Stein, Devika Subramanian, Josue Salazar, and David Kahle, Houston Advanced Research Center and Rice University

 

 

 

Consideration of The Human Element in hydrologic and hydraulic Modeling ►Read More...

Duane Barrett, HDR Engineering, Inc

 

 

 

Advanced Radar-based Flood Warning System for Urban Areas and its Performance Evaluation   ►Read More...

Nick Fang and Philip Bedient, Rice University

 

 

 

 

 

 
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