Storm surge

High waves carried on elevated coastal water caused by off-shore storms pushing the water to land.

Coastal Cities at Risk: Building Adaptive Capacity for Managing Climate Change in Coastal Megacities

"The research projects aim to address an important gap in our climate change knowledge, namely, how to anticipate, manage, and reduce climate risk vulnerability through adaptation. ...

Earthquake and coastal flooding risk analysis

Using Hazus to calculate the potential losses from possible earthquakes and coastal flooding for the city of Vancouver. Work is undertaken as a combined effort between city and contract resources. nhc consulting is conducting elements of the flood loss-estimation.

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