Sarah Jackson won the 2022 SEDAAG Graduate Honors Student Paper Competition for her paper, “Urban-Rural Tornado Occurrence in the Midwestern & Southern U.S.” The paper was presented at the annual meeting November 21–22, 2022, in Atlanta, GA.
HVRI Co-Director Dr. Kirstin Dow and her team of scientists and local citizen volunteers undertook field work on August 6–7 in the city of Columbia to collect measurements for a citywide heat mapping project.
On April 1–2, 2022, HVRI staff and affiliates participated in Climate Ready Columbia, a conference hosted by USC's Ann Johnson Institute, that focused on local and municipal options for responding to climate change
Qian Huang, Ph.D. candidate, presented a paper at the 2022 AAG Virtual meetings on February titled, “Urban-rural Differences in COVID-19 Burdens and Vaccination Rates in the U.S.” Read Huang's abstract.
Sarah Jackson, Ph.D. student, presented a paper at the 2022 AAG Virtual meeting on February 25, 2022, titled, “Spatial-Statistical Analysis of U.S. Urban-Rural Tornado Risk.” Read Jackson's abstract.
Susan Cutter, HVRI Co-Director, presented a talk on March 4, 2022 in Clemson’s Distinguished Speaker Series, “Equitable Risk Reduction and Disaster Inequality.” This series is part of a NSF’s Research Training (NRT) Program grant, Resilient Infrastructures and Environmental Systems (RIES).
Susan Cutter, HVRI Co-Director, co-authored a paper published in PNAS, “Toward data-driven, dynamical complex systems approaches to disaster resilience” with co-authors Takahiro Yabe, P. Suresh C. Rao, and Satish V. Ukkusuri." The paper appeared in February 2022.
Qian Huang, Ph.D. candidate, co-authored a paper, “Premature mortality attributable to COVID-19: potential years of life lost in 17 countries around the world, January-August 2020," published in the January 9, 2022 issue of BMC Public Health.
Visiting Fulbright scholar Julia Effgen, a doctoral student at the Federal University of Espírito Santo in Brazil, presented a talk, "Landslide Risk Assessment in Vitória/ES, Brazil," on Friday, August 27, at noon in Callcott 104.