Siddharth Narayan is a coastal engineer and the Lloyd’s-TNC Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California Santa Cruz.He works on the interactions between coastal engineering, ecology and morphology with a focus on coastal flood risk analysis and management.
Coastal Wetlands Prevented $625M in Property Damage During Hurricane Sandy
Put a dollar value on it: engineers, ecologists and risk modelers team up to measure the value of coastal wetlands for reducing hurricane risk.
How Much Do Wetlands Reduce Property Damage During Hurricanes?
A Collaborative Study with the Insurance Industry Four years ago this month, Hurricane Sandy devastated much of the US Atlantic […]
The Effectiveness, Costs and Coastal Protection Benefits of Natural and Nature-Based Defenses
A global synthesis of field measurements shows that coastal habitats – particularly coral reefs and mangroves, can be physically and economically effective at protecting coastlines.