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Climate project forsees more flood events in Houston

Climate project forsees more flood events in Houston

postedWed, 04 May 2016
Extreme rainfall events in Houston like the April 18, 2016 deluge will become more frequent in the future according to a study conducted for the Resilience and Climate Change Cooperative Project, an interdisciplinary research initiative at Texas A&M.
Teens blog about their home county in TTC initiative

Teens blog about their home county in TTC initiative

postedFri, 25 Mar 2016
Two teenage residents of Liberty County, Texas are posting ideas about improving their home county in a multimedia blog, one of a set of ongoing Texas Target Communities initiatives aimed at helping residents of the rural area northeast of Houston shape their futures.
Profs evaluating plans' effects on hazard vulnerability

Profs evaluating plans' effects on hazard vulnerability

postedWed, 24 Feb 2016
Phil Berke, professor of urban planning, and Jennifer Horney, Texas A&M associate professor of epidemiology and biostatistics, are conducting research to raise community resilience to natural disasters.
Furr HS students gather data aiding vulnerability study

Furr HS students gather data aiding vulnerability study

postedMon, 14 Dec 2015
A group of students who attend Furr High School, which serves an east Houston industrial area prone to air pollution and flooding, are gathering local environmental data with help from Texas A&M urban planning faculty and graduate students.
Profs publish book with steps to raise community resilience

Profs publish book with steps to raise community resilience

postedTue, 21 Oct 2014
Procedures to create resilient communities — places that avoid, absorb and recover quickly from natural disasters — are detailed in a new book co-authored by four urban planning educators at Texas A&M’s College of Architecture.

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