PEW Flood Prepared Communities visits Athens
We’re so excited to welcome PEW Flood Prepared Communities to the University of Georgia Campus today, to learn about their team, showcase the latest IRIS research on flood hazard modeling, natural infrastructure, and operationalizing equitable delivery of flood risk reduction.
Examining the tradeoffs between density and green space in urban neighborhoods
Scientists are increasingly finding evidence of the importance of having green space, like parks and greenways, in urban environments. But cities also need to be able to accommodate plenty of people. In a paper recently published by IRIS affiliate Andressa Mansur, alongside lead scientist for nature-based solutions, Robert McDonald, at The Nature Conservancy, and a […]
Use of Natural and Nature-Based Features in Estuarine Systems
At the 11th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration and Management, a N-EWN team, including Amanda Tritinger, Jeff King (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), Matthew Bilskie (University of Georgia, IRIS), and Justin Ehrenwerth (the Water Institute of the Gulf) hosted a short course on Engineering With Nature practices. The full day workshop included over […]