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Davidson Laboratory in the Media

August 29, 2023

Deep Dive: How a system could help save lives in a major storm

News 12 New Jersey interviewed Davidson Laboratory Director Muhammad Hajj about the Stevens Flood Advisory System and how residents in the tristate area can utilize it during extreme weather to stay safe.

News 12 New Jersey
October 26, 2022

Hurricane Sandy 10 years on: Is New York ready for the next big one?

The Independent used an AP Campus Insights interview featuring SES Research Associate Professor Philip Orton reflecting on the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.

The Independent
February 12, 2024

The Army Corps wants to protect Jamaica Bay from climate change. Environmentalists say they might ruin it in the process.

The Army Corps of Engineers wants to build storm surge barriers in Jamaica Bay to protect against flooding. However, environmentalists and scientists, including Stevens' Philip Orton, argue that such barriers could disrupt the bay's ecosystem and exacerbate flooding problems. Orton suggests filling in channels instead.

City & State New York