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  • An aerial view of Joint Base Langley-Eustis and the Hampton Roads area, Virginia, May 20, 2018, photo by SrA Anthony Nin Leclerec/U.S. Air Force

    Essay

    Civilians and Military Collaborate to Address Climate Change

    May 13, 2020

    The Hampton Roads area in Virginia is home to more than 1.7 million people, a major port, and more military installations than anywhere else in the United States. Its rising sea levels and floods brought together civilian and military officials on a project to mitigate damage and foster resiliency.

  • Flooding in Pittsburgh,  photo by Artem S/Getty Images

    Research Brief

    How Can Green Infrastructure Help to Manage Rainfall in an Urban Watershed?

    Oct 29, 2020

    Cities across the United States are struggling to effectively manage stormwater. This study shows how the challenges of increasing volumes of stormwater in a complex urban environment can be addressed by a mix of solutions.

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