SSPEED

Rice University

 

banner

News 2017 News 2016 News 2015 News 2014 News 2013 News 2012

 

    The SSPEED Center has received nearly 1,170 media hits from national and local media outlets, including television, radio, print and online news sources in 2016. The highlights are included below:

     

    Flood Alert (page 21)

    - Rice Engineering, Fall 2016

    Houston Hurricane Protection Plan Still in Limbo

    - WFAA/Texas Tribune, 10/7/2016

    When the Next Hurricane Hits Texas

    - New York Times, 10/7/2016

    Houston flood control efforts are failing

    - U.S. News & World Report, April 2016

    Experts brace for record levels at Barker, Addicks reservoirs in aftermath of storm

    Houston Chronicle (Subscription required. This article appeared on the front of

    the April 20 print edition.)

    - Houston Chronicle, 4/19/16

    Houston recovering yet again

    - Houston Chronicle, April 2016

    Parts of Houston still closed by flooding.

    - Arkansas Online, April 2016

    Rain, floods kill 6 in Houston

    - The Barre Montpelier Times Argus, April 2016

    Blackburn: We can prevent future floods if we act now
    Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.), April 2016
    Historic perspective on the flooding

    - KTRH, April 2016

    http://bit.ly/1SUqA5z (Click on the audio button to listen to the broadcast.)

    http://bit.ly/1NmvzzI (Click on the audio button to listen to the broadcast.)

    Area flooding death toll now at 6

    - Abruzzo, April 2016

    Deadly flood covers Houston

    - Firefighter Nation, April 2016

    Houston doesn't have to flood this way

    - Burnt Orange Report, April 2016

    Rice students offer ideas for Houston flood plan

    - TMC News (This article appeared in the April 25 issue of TMC Today.)

    Skelly: Why is flood-prediction technology MIA?

    - Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.), April 2016

    Flooding in Houston continues

    - Tri-County Sun Times, April 2016 (This also appeared in Solo News.)

    Houston flood control efforts fall behind urban sprawl

    - New Delhi Times, April 2016 (This also appeared in The World Link.)

    Is this the new normal?

    - Houston Chronicle (Subscription required. This article appeared on the front of

    the April 24 print edition.)

    New flood forecasting system may help warn Houston the next time

    - Texas Standard (This also aired on 24 other stations.), April 2016

    Can Houston's flooding be minimized?

    - Texas Standard (This also aired on 24 other stations.), April 2016

    Breaking down Houston's recent flooding events

    - Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.), April 2016

    Could Better Data Keep Houstonians Safe During Floods.

    - Urban Edge: Kinder Institute - 4/19/16

    Hell and High Water

    - Propublica & Texas Tribune- March 2016

    Storm Suppression and Intellectual Property

    - Houston Matters, Houston Public Media News- 3/16/16

    Houston's Perfect Storm

    - The Atlantic- 3/4/2016

    The P. Q&A

    - Texas Monthly- February 2016

 

 

 
SSPEED Center at Rice University | Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
6100 Main MS-317, Houston, Texas 77005-1827
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1892, Houston,Texas 77251-1892 
(713) 348-4977   Email: SSPEED@rice.edu
©2017 Rice University All rights reserved.