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USDA Forest Service – Civil Engineering Positions – Nation Wide (Group 2)

If you are looking for opportunities for professional growth and career advancement this may be a great opportunity for you! For those of you who are not looking for a change in their career, please share this opportunity with your network of engineers throughout the country. The bottom line is, we need your help to…

Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP)

  Pathways Internship Experience Program (IEP) Now Accepting Applications The U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for the Student Trainee (Office Automation). Visit USAJOBS to view the following vacancy announcement and start the application process. This vacancy announcement will be open from January 21-26, 2022, or when the application cutoff limit has been…

Puerto Rico River Basins Symposium 2022

Register here. We encourage you to stay attentive to the event website (https://estuario.org/schpr2022/) for more details. We will keep on record all the people who had already registered for the event in January, and we will be informing the link for the event prior to the new date in March 2022. We appreciate your interest and…

URI Hiring a Coastal Resilience Practitioner

  An announcement is shared that may be of interest to you. The University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Center is hiring an early to mid-career level coastal resilience practitioner. In association with RI Sea Grant, we focus on issues related to storms and rising seas, their impacts, and options for a resilient future.  Through…

Employment Opportunities with the US Army Corps of Engineers – Jacksonville District

An announcement is shared that may be of interest to you. See flyer here. UPRM-DHS Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence https://www.uprm.edu/inci/crc/ | https://coastalresiliencecenter.unc.edu/ | (787) 832-4040 Ext. 3815 Disclaimer: The views and conclusions contained in this document are those of the authors and should not be interpreted as necessarily representing the official policies, either expressed or implied,…

Coastal Water Level Post-doc Positions at University of Hawaii

Post-doc positions open at the University of Hawaii Sea Level Center.   One of the four positions will be working closely with the National Ocean Service of NOAA and partners at UNC Chapel Hill and RENCI on analyzing a 40-year reanalysis of ADCIRC coastal water levels to create new sea level extreme and high tide flooding…

TX A&M University Galveston campus is hiring two new tenure track positions in coastal resiliency.

Texas A&M University: Texas A&M University at Galveston: Marine and Coastal Environmental Science Apply here.   Location Galveston, TX   Open Date Nov 09, 2021   Description The Department of Marine and Coastal Environmental Science (MCES) at Texas A&M University at Galveston invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions with a 9-month academic appointment at the Assistant…

Resilience Dashboards

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Damaged by decades of human activity, Hong Kong’s rich marine ecosystem requires concerted conservation efforts if it is to recover and flourish.

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Researchers are racing to stop stony coral tissue loss disease, which is killing some of the region’s oldest and largest corals.

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EPA Region 3 is planning a mass hiring event for multiple positions under the Pathways Program!

The position announcements are tentatively scheduled to be posted the either the last week of November (11/29 – 12/3) OR the first week of December (12/6 – 12/10). The announcements will be open for FIVE (5) DAYS ONLY!  We would strongly recommend any potential applicants to have their application materials prepared no later than November…

International Multidisciplinary Research Opportunity (Fully Funded!) for UPRM Students – DEADLINE EXTENDED

Application Submission deadline EXTENDED to November 28, 2021   NSF PIRE Coastal Flood Risk Reduction Program Research – Travel to the Netherlands from May 15 to 28, 2022   The National Science Foundation (NSF) Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE) program offers fully funded international-multidisciplinary research opportunities in the Netherlands for UPRM students (a…

Position Posting for Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering, University of Oklahoma

Position posting: Assistant Professor of Structural Engineering, University of Oklahoma   University of Oklahoma Norman Campus: Gallogly College of Engineering: School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science   Location: Norman, Oklahoma   Open Date: Nov 09, 2021   Description:   The School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science (CEES) within the Gallogly College of Engineering…

NOAA Oceanographer Position

The Center for Operational Oceanographic and Products and Services is hiring a ZP3 Oceanographer to sit in our new Coastal Hazards Branch in the Oceanographic Division and be a part of our Applications and Analysis Team.  The candidate would support senior researchers with development of coastal inundation prediction and outlook products and services on climate…

Postdoctoral position with NIST – Hurricane Maria Program project “Recovery of Business and Supply Chains”

Postdoctoral position with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to work on the Hurricane Maria Program project “Recovery of Business and Supply Chains.” This is an opportunity to start this autumn and would run one year (FY 2021) with a strong potential for extension. More details are provided in the flyer. Point of…

Coastal Resilience in Practice

The UPRM – DHS Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) invites you to the webinar Coastal Resilience in Practice.  This will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM AST (UTC-4) by Esteban L. Biondi – Associate Principal, Applied Technology & Management, Chairman, PIANC Recreational Navigation Commission; and Diego Delgado Tamariz – Engineering Associate, Applied Technology & Management. Coastal Resilience in…

Convergence Ecotones

The UPRM – DHS Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) and the National Institute of Energy and Island Sustainability (INESI) invites you to the webinar Convergence Ecotones: A New Framework for Understanding Adaptive Learning and Community Resilience.  This will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM AST (UTC-4) by Dr. Cecilio Ortiz Garcia, Professor of Political Science, Department of Social Science,…

Puerto Rico Tsunami Map Tool

The UPRM – DHS Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) invites you to the webinar Puerto Rico Tsunami Map Tool. This will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM AST (UTC-4) by Roy Ruiz Vélez – Research Associate / Coordinator TsunamiReady Program (PRNTHMP), Puerto Rico Seismic Network (PRSN), University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez Conference Language: Spanish C.E.…

EPA Region 2 Technical Assistance Resources

Access the EPA Region 2 technical assistance and funding resource guide for the month of March. This monthly guide is designed to assist communities and partners within EPA Region 2. It is a compilation of tools and resources relevant to community and economic development and includes important deadlines, application information, and webinars for funding opportunities.…

Job Opportunity

Interested people can contact the subscriber at any of the following telephones: 1.  Project Office: (787) 705-8131 ; E-Mail: administración250@bellagiocorp.com<mailto:administración250@bellagiocorp.com> 2.  Cel. Eng. Eddie García: (787) 420-8050; E-Mail: egarcia@bellagiocorp.com<mailto:egarcia@bellagiocorp.com> 3.  Central Office: (787) 998-5495, 983-7007; recepcion@bellagiocorp.com<mailto:recepcion@bellagiocorp.com>   Project Manager Engineer Leading company in the construction industry is looking for and Engineer with a minimum of 8 to…

Open Faculty Positions at the Gallogly College of Engineering – University of Oklahoma

We are excited to share with you that the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma currently has more than 20 open faculty positions across the college! We would welcome applications from graduating PhD students. The Gallogly College of Engineering (GCoE) at the University of Oklahoma (OU) has a bold strategic plan that…

Research Project Opportunity

  The US Naval War College, in partnership with the University of Rhode Island Dept. of Marine Affairs, seeks a graduate student (or other researcher with appropriate experience and a graduate degree) to develop and prepare a comprehensive report on storm models, hazards assessment, and war gaming/scenarios. The project will provide an overview of how…

UPRM CRC Conference Series – October Calendar

October 1, 2020 – Resilient Design of Coastal Structures — Dr. Alí­ Saffar, Professor, UPRMOctober 7, 2020 – Compound Inundation: Puerto Rico vs. Louisiana — Félix L. Santiago-Collazo, PhD Candidate, Louisiana State UniversityOctober 14, 2020 – Past, present and future conditions for tide, surge and hydrologic flows over low gradient coastal land-margin systems of the northern…

In Norway: A devastating landslide wiped out eight seaside homes in the north

“A devastating landslide razed eight houses by the sea in northern Norway. One person was evacuated from a property. There were no fatal nor injured victims. The detachment of a piece of land more than 600 meters wide and 150 meters high occurred in the municipality of Alta on Wednesday afternoon. Police were notified of…

Guide for Resilient Community Center Design in Island Communities

The Resilient Community Center guide is a response to the need to design community centers with the capacity to face climate, social, and economic changes. At the same time, serve as community educational and socio-economic development centers throughout the year. This duality of being prepared for an emergency, but also being relevant and active throughout…

Earthquakes of the Caribbean: 1918 – 2019

The M6.0 earthquake that occurred near Puerto Rico on September 24, 2019, was the largest earthquake to strike the U.S. territory in five years. It was not, however, the largest recorded earthquake there. That distinction goes to the July 7, 1943, M7.7 earthquake that thankfully did not generate a tsunami. Other earthquakes, and sometimes the…

UPRM/CRC focus on greater diversity in STEM/HSE

The Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) is committed to increasing the representation of minority groups in the Homeland Security Enterprise (HSE), in emergency management, planning and engineering fields. To meet this goal, the CRC is partnering with four Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) to create undergraduate and graduate programs to improve access to the education needed to pursue…