Posts tagged with: "Richard Olson"

Key West residents battled Hurricane Geroges' 90 mph winds along Houseboat Row in Key West, Fla., during Hurricane Geroges' landing on Friday, Sept. 25, 1998. Photo Credit: AP Photo/Dave Martin

What you need to know about protecting your home in the age of disasters

With recent hurricanes destroying towns, earthquakes tearing cities apart and rising sea levels threatening to inundate regions, people around the […]

Students from Florida Christian School set up their model building in front of FIU's Wall of Wind fans

Wall of Wind Challenge attracts next generation of engineers

Eight students from Coral Park Senior High School huddled together, a question hanging in the air: Would the model building […]

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

Speaking truth to power: Please don’t call them natural disasters

The following article by Richard Olson appeared on the web site of the Natural Hazards Center as part of its Research […]

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU in D.C.: DACA solution in play, hurricane researchers share analysis

FIU is working hard to ensure policy makers receive analysis of the impact of recent hurricanes directly from FIU researchers while […]

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Disaster expert rates Irma planning and response

Richard Olson researches the political fallout from natural disasters and has been involved in more than 20 field responses and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

The White House comes to campus

The White House comes to campus

This week, President Obama’s top science adviser was on campus, FIU research was on center stage –both in Miami and Washington, […]

D.C. Update: FIU asserts leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions

D.C. Update: FIU asserts leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions

With our world-class research on center stage in our nation’s capital, FIU asserted its leadership in STEM education, disaster-related solutions […]

Sen. Nelson and Rep. Diaz-Balart to host forum on disaster-resilient communities

Sen. Nelson and Rep. Diaz-Balart to host forum on disaster-resilient communities

FIU, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and members of the Florida congressional delegation will participate in a […]

Wall of Wind testing could help make homes, buildings safer in storms

Wall of Wind testing could help make homes, buildings safer in storms

  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has forecast El Niño conditions in the Atlantic this year, predicting a smaller […]

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