March 27 Meeting at SoMAS

NYSRISELOGO

NYS RISE Team Members Workshop

 

Thursday, March 27, 2014

9:50 am – 3:30 pm

Room 120, Endeavor Building

School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences

Stony Brook University, NY 11794-5000

http://www.somas.stonybrook.edu/about/directions.html

Attendees of Meeting

 

9:50 am           Welcome, Minghua Zhang and Bud Griffis

 

10:00 am – 11:00 am

1.      Rapid Warning Systems Enhancements   

1)      Assessment of base plans, evacuation zones, response capabilities and gaps

Bud Griffis    Henry Boukniewicz 

2)      Scenario-driven storm flooding and evacuation planning

Brian Colle    Kaan Ozbay

3)      Enhancements to long-lead forecasting of extreme events

Edmund Chang   David Holland

4)      Rapid warning system enhancements

Brian Colle    Keith Tidball

11:00 – 11:15              Group discussion

11:15 – 12:00

2.      Assessment of Cascading Dynamics – Interdependence of Bodies of Water,  Infrastructure and ecosystem   

1)      Flooding impacts on transportation

Masoud  Ghandehari     Chris Gobler

2)      Flooding impacts on energy infrastructure

Martin Schoonen     Francisco de Leon

3)      Flooding impacts on wastewater infrastructure

Larry Swanson     Bob Vasiliadis

 

12:00 – 12:45              Lunch

12:45 – 1:15 pm

4)      Flooding impacts on drinking water systems

Rae Zimmerman    Henry Boukniewicz

5)      Storm impact on coastal ecosystem and fisheries

Chris Gobler

 

1:10 – 1:30      Group discussion

1:30 – 2:30 pm

3.      Vulnerability Assessment and Resiliency – Investment Strategies  

1)     Prioritization of Storm Hazards and Critical Facility Vulnerabilities

Larry Swanson     George Deodatis

2)      Vulnerability assessment of communities in the New York Rising CRZ programs

Judd Schechtman

3)      Assessment of economic vulnerability and investment strategies targeting coastal and inland flood-prone communities

Peter Loucks     Anthony Dvarskas

4)     Resilience Metrics for Infrastructure Investments

Constantine Kontokosta     Guodong Sun

2:25 – 2:40      Group discussion

2:40 – 3:10

 

4.      Storm and Environmental Risks Under Climate Change  

1)      Improved evaluation zone modeling

Minghua Zhang     Kaan Ozbay

2)      Integration of multiple monitoring systems targeting coastal Zones

Chris Gobler      Rae Zimmerman

 

3:10 – 3:20      Group discussion

3:20 – 3:30      Action items