Listen to podcasts featuring our team members and their research.
Assessing the Value of Natural and Nature-Based Features in Coastal Storm and Flood Risk Reduction
September 29th, 2020
Engineering With Nature Podcast
By US Army Corps of Engineers
An ecologist by training, Dr. Michael W. Beck had been working on more traditional ecological solutions related to marine protected areas until Hurricane Katrina, when he saw that there was a real need for understanding how natural habitats provide coastal resilience. Now his work focuses on figuring out how investing in nature and nature-based solutions can reduce coastal risk and save lives and money.
Engineering With Nature PodcastBy US Army Corps of Engineers
Can mangrove conservation pay for itself in flood protection?
April 3rd, 2020
Carbon Removal Newsroom
Today we dig into how mangroves work against flooding, their carbon sequestration potential, how to quantify their financial benefit, and how that helps make them legible to financial systems. With Dr. Michael W. Beck, professor at University of California Santa Cruz.