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Cornell Chronicle reports WRI paper on predicting NY flood insurance claims

Aug 10, 2020

Brian Rahm co-authored the paper "Predicting Flood Insurance Claims with Hydrologic and Socioeconomic Demographics via Machine Learning: Exploring the Roles of Topography, Minority Populations, and Political Dissimilarity," recently published in the Journal of Environmental Management. Krishna Ramanujan of The Cornell Chronicle wrote a press release about the paper, published August 10, 2020, outlining the impacts of the report. To see the full paper, click here.

Staff Member Chris Bowser featured on NPR's Morning Edition

May 18, 2020

Chris Bowser, Hudson River Estuary education coordinator for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and CALs NYS Water Resources Institute employee, was interviewed for and featured on NPR's Morning Edition as an expert on eel behavior. He was asked to weigh in on the emotional life of eels. 

WRI Staff member quoted in article highlighting the mental health risks of rising sea levels

Jul 9, 2019

Kristin Marcel, WRI staff member and Climate Resilience Program Coordinator for the Hudson River Estuary Program, was quoted based on her experience working with the town of Piermont, NY.  Piermont, just north of New York City, is at risk from rising sea level linked to climate change.  WRI’s Hudson River Estuary Climate Resilience Program, in partnership with the NY DEC, works with municipalities to adapt to climate related threats.  Learn more in this article about the Hudson River Estuary Program.

WRI staff member Chris Bowser profiled in "On the Front Lines" series

Nov 28, 2018

Chris Bowser, WRI staff member and Education Coordinator for the Hudson River Estuary Program and National Estuary and Research Reserve, was profiled in the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation's "On the Front Lines" video series. The Estuary Program was designed to engage all citizens of the watershed with the management of their natural resources. Chris often gives students of all ages their first encounter with the estuary and inspires them to conservation. 

Study of New York Wastewater Treatment Buoy Data Powers Muskegon Lake Hypoxia Research Posted 7 hours ago Facilities Offers Nuanced View

Apr 16, 2018

Environmental Monitor, written by Karla Lant on April 16, 2018

Damian Helbling's research on micropollutants highlighted at press conference

Aug 19, 2016

See Riverkeeper's press release, as well as a story in Politico