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Hurricane Sandy

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy the Department of Geography wants to extend our sympathies to all our students, faculty, staff, and friends who have suffered. Below you will see several links. The first three contain information from President Raab of Hunter College, and from CUNY, on support services for students, faculty, and staff who are suffering from the hurricane. The remainder are links to Hurricane Sandy related information that Geography Department faculty have prepared.

Links related to support services:

To The Hunter Community by Hunter College President Jennifer Raab.

Hunter's Sandy-Related Announcements

CUNY help for Hurricane Survivors

Shelter From The Storm

Department of Geography thoughts on Hurricane Sandy:

Statistical Storm Surge Prediction at the Laboratory for Marine and Atmospheric Research (LMAR), Department of Geography, Hunter College of CUNY by Prof. Haydee Salmun

CARSI flood mapping for Hurricane Sandy published in New York Times by Prof. Sean Ahearn and Gordon Green

Sandy and urban systems, infrastructure and vulnerabilities by Prof. William Solecki

Hurricane Sandy's Impact on NY Barrier Islands: The Road To Recovery by Prof. Frank Buonaiuto

Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change: Are We Being Taken For a Ride? by Prof. Allan Frei

Professor Solecki in the media on Hurricane Sandy

Daily News, December 1, 2012
Interest grows for major seascape projects to protect New York harbors from future storms

Gotham Gazette, November 12, 2012
Hurricane Sandy And Red Hook

New York Times, November 24, 2012
Is This the End?

Professor Frei in the media on Hurricane Sandy

NY1 Inside City Hall , December 6, 2012
NYC Future Panel