March 12, 2015 Seminar

NYSRISELOGO

Regna Lounge in Rogers Hall – 6 Metrotech Center, 1st floor

Meeting Photo 1
David Holland – Professor of Mathematics, NYU Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science Fletcher (Bud) Griffis – Director, NYS RISE Minghua Zhang – Director, NYS RISE Leo Quigley – Senior Policy Advisor, GOSR Simon McDonnell – Assistant Director for Research and Analysis, GOSR

 

WELCOME/INTRODUCTION

CLIMATE PREDICTION AND RAPID RESPONSE
Climate Variability due to Tropical and North Atlantic Warming  – David Holland
Prediction of Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Activity Affecting NYS – Edmund Chang
Projection of Sea-level Rise for Long Island – Minghua Zhang
Model Simulations of Hurricane Sandy – Brian Colle

IDENTIFYING VULNERABILITIES – PART 1
Critical Facility Vulnerabilities and Benefit to Cost Analysis – George Deodatis
Scenario-Driven and Information Based Storm and Evacuation Plan – Kaan Ozbay
Flood Resiliency of New York State Infrastructure – Masoud Ghandehari
Interactions of Water Bodies with Transportation Infrastructure in Nassau and Suffolk County – Christopher Gobler

IDENTIFYING VULNERABILITIES – PART 2
Electric Power System Performance – Francisco de Leon
Flooding Impacts on Wastewater Infrastructure – Bob Vasiliadis
Flooding Impacts on Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant and other Wastewater Infrastructure – Larry Swanson
Flooding Impacts on Freshwater Distribution System – Henry Bokuniewicz
Flooding Impacts on Drinking Water Systems – Rae Zimmerman
Integration of Multiple Monitoring Systems Targeting Coastal Zones – New York City and Long Island – Christopher Gobler
Integration of Multiple Monitoring Systems Targeting Coastal Zones – Mid-Hudson and Upstate New York – Rae Zimmerman

EVALUATING COMMUNITY RESILIENCE 2:15 – 3:30pm
Vulnerability and Risk Reduction – Judd Schechtman
Resilience Metrics for Infrastructure Investments – Guodong Sun
The Resilience to Disasters and Emergencies Index (REDI) – Constantine Kontokosta

PHASE II DISCUSSION 3:30 – 4:30pm

Meeting Photo 2
Malcolm Bowman – Distinguished Service Professor, SBU Marine Sciences Research Center Jim Gennaro – Deputy Commissioner, DEC