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Earth Institute Research Projects

Resilience Accelerator

Lead PI: Kate Orff

Unit Affiliation: Center for Resilient Cities and Landscapes

January 2019 - December 2019
Inactive
; Los Angeles, CA ; Miami, FL ; Montevideo ; Tel Aviv-Yafo ; Can Tho, Pune ; Santigao de los Cabeleros ; Palau ; Belize ; Ningaloo
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The Resilience Accelerator is a methodology that advances priority projects from concept to implementation. It marries place-based research and design, visualization of risks, and an intensive workshop to help local decision-makers prioritize, define, and visualize resilience interventions and actions

OUTCOMES: Visualization of risk, implementable projects for municpal partners, increased capacity for resilience planning, translated science into design decision making processes.

SPONSOR:

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$2,087,000

COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATORS:

Center for Climate Systems Research

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

100 Resilient Cities, local municipalities and academics

WEBSITE:

https://crcl.columbia.edu/content/resilience-accelerator

PUBLICATIONS:

https://crcl.columbia.edu/content/projects

DATASETS: LST, NDBI, NDVI, local demographic data, local microclimate data

KEYWORDS

infrastructure climate adaptation resilience urban planning

THEMES

Modeling and Adapting to Future Climate