By century's end, extreme flooding could hit New England roughly every five years. Photo by iStock

MACH In the News: Future Hurricanes Likely to Post Much Greater Flood Risk to US East and Gulf Coasts

Matt Drews 2022

Covered by an article by Princeton University, a new study in the journal Nature Climate Change, is among the first to assess how climate change could impact the frequency of extreme rainfall-surge events. The researchers hope the findings will help better inform policymakers as well as bolster overall preparedness for the severe storms to come. Read the Full News Article Here …

Aerial view of the Jersey Shore. Photo by Matt Drews

Rutgers to Lead Regional Large-Scale Coastlines and People Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub with Nearly $20M from National Science Foundation

Matt Drews 2021

The new hub will help improve the understanding and governance of co-evolving hazard developments and coastal processes. Advancing its mission and leadership role to improve climate risk management critical to societal well-being, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey will lead a multi-university Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub (MACH) made possible by a grant through the National Science Foundation’s Coastlines and People (CoPe) …