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Dr. Klaus Jacob on natural hazards and NYC

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Dr. Klaus H. Jacob

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Dr. Klaus Jacob of Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University, discusses the state of knowledge of natural threats to New York City as exemplified by Hurricane Sandy and possible actions to mitigate future impacts in Snee Hall on July 31, 2013.  Jacob has served as an advisor to the New York City mayor’s office on a variety of natural hazards as they pertain to NYC.  He was also one of 51 TIME magazine's featured "People Who Mattered in 2012" in the TIME's Person of the Year, 2012 issue.

Presentation Title: Storm Surge Challenges for the New York Metropolitan Area: Before, During and After Sandy

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