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Urban Floods: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

  • Columbia University West 116th Street New York, NY United States (map)

CSSD co-sponsors conference to address major urban floods, past, present and future. The focus for this conference is to understand the relationship between physical development choices and environmental risk, with specific focus on large-scale urban floods.

This unique conference seeks to bridge the gap between physical scientists – who draw on physical observations, quantitative data analysis, computer simulation, and visualization – and social scientists and humanists who focus on participant observation, case studies, and other interpretive methods.

The conference is envisioned as the first in a series on the theme of Science and Global Urbanism organized through the Center for Science and Society, and the Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate.

Specific email will be sent to all registrants outlining the logistics for the workshop as the event draws closer.

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This conference is presented by the Center for Science and Society and the Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate at Columbia University. Additional support provided by the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, and co-sponsorship by the Center for Spatial Research, and the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society.