UBC Engineering: BC Natural Disaster Technical Briefing

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#UBC Engineers invited government representatives, industry professionals, and journalists, to an online technical briefing, where they shared preliminary observations on the November 2021 #BCStorm that were informed by a combination of recent aerial reconnaissance of the disaster sites, together with applied research and specialist expertise. This is a recording of the live webinar that was held on December 15, 2021 at the University of British Columbia.

Highlights:
0:00 - Welcome and opening remarks from Dr. James Olson, and event moderator Dr. Nemy Banthia
5:00 - Storm impacts - Dr. Amy Kim
8:37 - Rainfall and river flows - Dr. Steven Weijs
13:39 - Debris flow and risk management - Dr. Jonathan Fannin
22:16 - Geohazards mitigation - Dr. Scott McDougall
27:57 - Pipeline impacts - Dr. Dharma Wijewickreme
31:09 - Erosion and dike failures - Dr. Jonathan Fannin
38:33 - Flood risk management - Dr. Steven Weijs
43:23 - Pipeline integrity - Dr. Dharma Wijewickreme
47:57 - Transportation network planning - Dr. Amy Kim

A copy of the technical presentation shown here is available at https://engineering.ubc.ca/briefing
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