Building a Better Early Warning System for Weather, Water, and Climate Hazards
When: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description: Osvaldo Moraes, Director of the Brazil National Early Warning and Monitoring Centre for Natural Disasters, will detail 10-years of challenges faced while standing-up an early warning system in Brazil, where flash floods, prolonged drought, and landslides are common. Cases of system success and failure will be presented and discussed.
Topical Areas: Atmospheric Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity, Lectures, Lectures and Conferences