SURP’s Dr. Diana Mitsova and other experts presented research on coastal resilience during a King Tide event on board the Lady Atlantic. “The City of Delray Beach values the collaboration and technical expertise of a research university like FAU in addressing climate resilience. Shoreline analysis done by Dr. Mitosova through her work with The Nature Conservancy was presented at the City’s King Tide Educational outreach event and will now be used in preparing the Sustainability and Resilience Element of the City’s new Comprehensive Plan.” Read the Palm Beach Post article | Read the BocaWatch article
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, stakeholders and decision-makers are responding to and examining the storm’s impacts on Florida. To facilitate this discussion, the Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions (CUES) at Florida Atlantic University convened a summit, Lessons from Hurricane Irma for Increasing Resilience: From Practice to Revising Plans and Policy on Tuesday, November 28, 2017–1:00-5:00 pm, in Fort Lauderdale.