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September 17, 2015
Toby Brown to Present on Estimating Flood Impacts at Coasts and Ports 2015 Conference

Brattle principal Toby Brown will present at the upcoming Coasts and Ports 2015 Conference, taking place September 15-18, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand.

The event will bring together an array of industry professionals to focus on the technological, scientific, policy, planning, and design issues related to our diverse and developing coasts. The theme for the event is Environomics, which combines the ideas of protecting and preserving the environment with achieving economic growth and prosperity.

Dr. Brown will present during the session “Tsunami, Cyclones and Extreme Events.” His discussion will focus on the importance of estimating and modeling flood impacts, the economic impact of floods on essential infrastructure, and the implications for policy-makers.

The full report can be downloaded below.