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The Coastal Hazards Center-University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking one or more highly motivated individuals who is interested in pursuing either an MS or a PhD degree with focus on coastal hazards modeling. Read more about the program.

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CHC Director Dr. Gavin Smith will lead a Community Planning Assistance Team in Lyons, Colorado. Lyons lies about 12 miles north of Boulder. The unforgettable floods of September 2013 caused severe destruction to the town, and Lyons remains drastically affected. The CPAT led by Dr. Smith will provide technical assistance to Lyons as it thinks through the difficult decisions it faces on how to redevelop.