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Distinguished The Anatomy of A Disaster
 

Summary: Distinguished
2006
Series
The Anatomy of A Disaster
ED LINK
Wednesday, May 10, 2006
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Katrina created the largest surge and wave
environment to hit the North American
continent, resulting in the greatest damages
experienced by any area of the country. New
Orleans and Southeast Louisiana, as well as the
nation, will be impacted by this event for the
forseeable future.
What really happened to the 350 miles of levees
and flood walls? How did they perform in the
face of the forces generated by Katrina? What are
the lessons learned for building back a more
resilient and reliant hurricane protection system?
How does national policy and engineering

  

Source: Aydilek, Ahmet - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park

 

Collections: Engineering