V I S I O N

Our vision is to be recognized as the Gulf Coast's top university-based resource for research and education related to protection strategies for severe storm flooding and hurricanes-related surge.

M I S S I O N

Our mission is to educate the Gulf Coast region by increasing governmental and public awareness of the risks associated with severe storms and hurricanes. We address both structural and non-structural mitigation strategies at all scales for the region. 

O B J E C T I V E S
  • To conduct research on improving lead-time for flood warning, accuracy and impact associated with severe storms and hurricanes.

  • To research and communicate scientific knowledge regarding the development of a resilient Gulf Coast.

  • To inform growing Gulf Coast population of severe storm impacts through conferences, workshops, civic engagements, media outreach and educational outreach activities.

  • To develop and encourage public and private partnerships and stakeholder groups.