The National Oceanographic Partnership Program’s (NOPP) Predicting Hurricane Coastal Impacts Project (NHCI) was mentioned in a White House press release!
The release highlights the Biden-Harris administration’s advancement of ocean science and technology, and showcases key partnerships. On NOPP and NHCI, it writes:
“One major new NOPP effort is Predicting Hurricane Coastal Impacts, for which over $12 million will fund a suite of projects focused on modeling, sensing, measuring, and forecasting coastal impacts of hurricanes, information that is critical to preparedness and response in increasingly vulnerable communities.”
Read the full press release here.
In the Coastal Sediments 2023 meeting in New Orleans, Ellen Quataert of the Deltares team shared modelling and observational results of the effect of dune and backbay vegetation on barrier island breaching processes in Florida and North Carolina.
The Deltares team on modelling hurricane impacts presented their results on the impacts of Hurricane Ian at the Coastal Sediments Conference, held 12-14 April in New Orleans, LA.
The University of Miami group prepared a status report on new achievements in the improvement of radargrammetry products.