Dr. Klaus Jacob's Presentation on Transportation System Resilience: "How are Agencies Making the Transportation System More Resilient?"
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Dr. Klaus H. Jacob, one of TIME Magazine’s People Who Mattered in 2012, spoke about his efforts to model the effects of a hypothetical coastal storm with a 100-year storm surge on New York City.
His presentation, "Pre-Sandy Modeling of Storm Surge Impact on the NYC Metro Region's Transportation Infrastructure, Validation by Sandy, and Post Sandy Resilience Issues," goes into Dr. Jacob's extensive modeling research that predicted the dangerous storm surges that affected the northeast during Hurrican Sandy.
Event news and video: www.volpe.dot.gov/news/how-are-agencies-making-transportation-system-more-resilient.