Discerning the texture of urban resilience

MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub researchers are investigating how the layouts, or textures, of cities influence extreme weather events.

Andrew Logan | Concrete Sustainability Hub • mit
March 30, 2020 ~10 min

Tags: cities sustainability climate-change architecture construction hurricanes natural-disasters research school-of-engineering urban-studies-and-planning civil-and-environmental-engineering concrete-sustainability-hub

Mapathon seeks to direct humanitarian aid for Puerto Rico | MIT News

Boston-area volunteers gather at MIT to help identify post-hurricane conditions in the territory

Department of Urban Studies and Planning • mit
Oct. 16, 2017 ~3 min

Tags:  hurricanes  natural-disasters  school-of-architecture-and-planning  urban-studies-and-planning  special-events-and-guest-speakers  mit-libraries  disaster-response  crowdsourcing

“Grey swan” cyclones predicted to be more frequent and intense | MIT News

Study finds some coastal regions may face a risk of unprecedented storm surge in the next century.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Aug. 31, 2015 ~7 min

Tags:  climate-change  environment  climate  hurricanes  research  school-of-science  national-science-foundation-nsf  oceanography-and-ocean-engineering  earth-and-atmospheric-sciences

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