Researchers create first model for hurricane hazard assessment that is both open source and capable of accounting for climate change. They hope the new system will lead to storm risk and hazard assessments for major cities.
Tag: Center for Climate and Life Fellows
Center for Climate and Life Fellow Chia-Ying Lee is examining how wind field asymmetries and variability impact tropical cyclone risk and how these can be included in risk models.
Center for Climate and Fellow Billy D’Andrea is trying to understand Easter Island’s climate history over the last few thousand years and how communities dealt with past climate change.
Center for Climate and Life Fellow Pratigya Polissar is developing new tools to look at the history of plants and ecosystems on Earth over the past 20 million years.
During a conference at Columbia University, scientists pinpointed areas where advances in fire prediction can be made within the next decade.
Billy D’Andrea is investigating the relationship between environmental change and characteristics of early settlements in Arctic Norway.
A study co-authored by Michael Puma found food security risks for the entire globe hiding in the water use practices of major food producing nations.
Pratigya Polissar, a paleoclimatologist and Center for Climate and Life Fellow, talks about his research, and what inspired him to go into his field.
Michael J. Puma, a Center for Climate and Life Fellow, discusses his new study on groundwater depletion worldwide and the implications for food security.
Center for Climate and Life Fellow Park Williams studies trees and climate. In this video he talks about his research, why it’s important, and what inspires him.
One scientist is focusing on food security and climate shocks. The other is exploring the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires.