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SOARS Protégés of 2013

Sandra Maina


Graduate
Florida International University
MS in Enviromental Science
In progress

Undergraduate
Florida Institute of Technology
BS in Meteorology
2012

Research
2013: Vanishing Pointsin southern Terrebonne Parish: an assessment of technology's future role on climate change adaptation.
2012: Protecting South Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana through the development of Vanishing Points: an iPhone application motivating community and national involvement in coastal restoration efforts
2011: Improvement of hurricane risk perceptions: Re-analysis of a hurricane damage index and development of spatial damage assessments
2010: Developing a Hurricane Damage Index

Presentations
“Vanishing Points(TM) in South Terrebonne Parish: an assessment of technology's future role on climate change adaptation,” AMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2014
"Protecting South Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana through the development of Vanishing Points: an iPhone application motivating community and national involvement in coastal restoration efforts," AMS 93rd Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2013
"Improvement of hurricane risk perceptions: Re-analysis of a hurricane damage index and development of spatial damage assessments," AMS 92nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2012
"Developing a hurricane damage index," SACNAS 2010 National Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2010

Mentoring
2011: RESESS Mentor, Christine Chelsey

To access Sandra's work on NCAR's Library service, OpenSky click here.

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