Expert available to discuss potential impact on supply chains, especially fuel supply, from storms Marco and Laura

With tropical storms Marco and Laura bearing down on the Gulf Coast, the potential for disruptions to the nation’s fuel and shipping infrastructure is significant, according to data scientist Ben Ruddell, director of the FEWSION project at Northern Arizona University…

Gulf Coast braces for hurricane and tropical storm warnings, coastal experts available to discuss emergency preparation, disaster response and recovery

Virginia Tech has a team of coastal experts available to talk with reporters as the Gulf Coast prepares for back-to-back hurricane and tropical storm warnings. Researchers can provide insight about hurricanes, flash flooding, storm surge, sea-level rise and emergency response.…

Top Oil Spill Expert Available to Discuss 10th Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon

On April 20th, 2010, the Gulf of Mexico experienced the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history when the BP Deepwater Horizon (DWH) well released millions of gallons of oil into the waters along the coast. Nancy Kinner, professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of New Hampshire, and an internationally recognized oil spill expert, is available to offer insight into cleanup efforts, lessons learned, and new dispersant research and their potential use in future oil spills.