Coffee & Viz - Enhancing Visualization of Storm Surge Guidance


Friday, October 19th, 2018
9:30am to 10:30am
2018-10-19 09:30:00 2018-10-19 10:30:00 EST Coffee & Viz - Enhancing Visualization of Storm Surge Guidance Teaching and Visualization Lab at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library


Event Description

Coastal emergency managers use storm surge model forecasts as a critical tool for planning and decision making during storm events. These models must be both accurate and fast to provide reliable information in a timely manner as a storm moves toward the coast. Casey Dietrich, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, will discuss the development of an enhanced storm surge modeling process that incorporates high-resolution datasets and visualization techniques to produce more accurate storm surge forecasts that provide improved critical emergency management capabilities.


Contact Information

Karen Ciccone
(919) 515-3946

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.

Other Information

Coffee and light refreshments from locally-owned Anisette Sweet Shop will be available in an adjacent space beginning at 9:15 a.m. To increase the sustainability of this program, please consider bringing your own reusable coffee mug.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.