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MACH Senior Member Jeanne Herb on EJB Talks

Matt Drews2022

Jeanne Herb was recently featured on the Rutgers University Edward J Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy’s Podcast EJB Talks, where she provides an overview of the Bloustein School’s Environmental Analysis and Communications Group (EAC) as well as the Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub (MACH). Listen Here

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

Future Hurricanes Likely to Post Much Greater Flood Risk to US East and Gulf Coasts

Matt Drews2022

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 Drews2021

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) …