The Climate Resiliency and Recovery Program would advance systems and systematic knowledge on the science and engineering of resilience and sustainability for preparedness, response, and recovery from extreme climate impacting upon the linked built and natural systems and integrating this knowledge into education, training, and application.
The “Fierce Urgency of Now” is underscored by the recent Post Tropical Storm Sandy and the increasing concerns of a 4 degree Celsius temperature increase, (e.g. January 2011 Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, United Kingdom; the November 2012 Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact Research and Climate Analysis Report to the World Bank, Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4C Warmer World Must be Averted).
Peconic Institute recently announced a Historic Cooperation agreement with the Shinnecock Indian Nation to renovate and retrofit their shellfish hatchery building. To find out more about Hatcheries in the Peconics – HIP Project – Click here!
1. Climate Resilient Buildings, Infrastructures and Practices for Recovery
2. Handbook & Manual Development for Guidelines and Protocols
3. Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Parameters for Design, Construction, and Operation.