Posts tagged with: "Extreme Events Institute"

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

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FIU featured by UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

FIU is a leading voice on hurricane preparedness. Two recent examples of FIU’s impact: Associate Director of FIU’s Extreme Events […]

Florida's mangroves move inland to keep up with salt water intrusion caused by sea level rise.

Everglades mangroves worth billions in fight against climate change

When it comes to storing carbon, scientists have put a price tag on the value of mangroves in Everglades National […]

Disaster preparedness goes mobile with new app

Disaster preparedness goes mobile with new app

Business owners now have a new tool to help them prepare for disasters thanks to a mobile disaster preparedness application […]

FIU Earthquake Experts

FIU Earthquake Experts

Following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador and the twin earthquakes in southern Japan, FIU researchers are available to […]

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts sea levels in South Florida will rise from three to seven inches by […]

FIU, National Hurricane Center join forces to improve storm surge forecasting in Haiti and Dominican Republic

FIU, National Hurricane Center join forces to improve storm surge forecasting in Haiti and Dominican Republic

FIU and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center (NOAA-NHC) will develop a storm surge database for Haiti […]

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NSF makes Florida universities national hub for hurricane mitigation research

The National Science Foundation today announced grants to Florida International University and University of Florida totaling nearly $8 million that […]

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

New Spanish-language website for hurricane preparation

Florida International University’s (FIU) International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)  in partnership with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Hurricane Center […]

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU 2017 hurricane season experts

FIU has several experts who are available to discuss various issues related to hurricanes and their consequences. For help reaching FIU’s […]

Nepal was ripe for disaster, FIU experts say

Nepal was ripe for disaster, FIU experts say

As the people of Nepal struggle with the aftermath of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that has devastated much of the country, […]

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FIU Nepal Earthquake Experts

FIU Nepal Earthquake Experts

As the people of Nepal struggle with the aftermath of a 7.8-magnitude earthquake that has devastated much of the country, […]

Workshop with all participants to seek solutions to Water-Energy-Climate Nexus cases.

D.C. Dispatch: Sea level rise, Caribbean energy security and Presidential budget

As President Obama prepared to release his FY16 Presidential budget request to Congress, FIU researchers were on global and environmental […]

Provost Excellence Award recognizes outstanding faculty research

Provost Excellence Award recognizes outstanding faculty research

The Office of the Provost recognized eight FIU centers and institutes with the Provost Excellence Awards during Panther Football home […]

D.C. Update: Congressional champions promote FIU

D.C. Update: Congressional champions promote FIU

As the appropriations process in Congress moved forward, FIU submitted its 2014 federal agenda to the South Florida delegation, and […]