Tag: institute for resilient infrastructure systems

  • Researcher feature: Charles Van Rees

    Researcher feature: Charles Van Rees

    IRIS researcher Charles Van Rees was recently featured in an article by the Odum School of Ecology. In the article, he speaks specifically to the power of interdisciplinary research: “We sit there and try to communicate across huge differences in expertise, professional culture and vocabulary, and then we write cool interdisciplinary papers that bring all […]

  • Developing Flood Solutions Along the Mississippi and Missouri River Basins

    Developing Flood Solutions Along the Mississippi and Missouri River Basins

    During a time of extreme rainfall patterns, river communities face unprecedented challenges. In a recent NPR article, writers Juanpablo Ramirez-Franco and Eva Tesfaye covered the flooding along the Mississippi River Basin, where IRIS researchers are looking for solutions to frequent and severe flooding caused by intensified rainfall. Families within these communities are faced with deciding […]

  • Tybee Island Natural Infrastructure Plan

    Tybee Island Natural Infrastructure Plan

    Tybee Island combines human ingenuity with natural resilience in combatting sea level rise By Sarah Buckleitner We don’t usually associate sunshine and blue skies with the sort of flooding that can shut down roads and creep into homes. But as sea level rise creeps further inland, coastal communities face a growing number of “sunny day” […]