Flooded Miami streetWhile many residents of South Florida understand that Miami-Dade County is susceptible to inclement weather, they may not be aware that MDC ranks among the world’s most vulnerable urban regions in regards to assets exposed to coastal flooding aggravated by sea level rise and hurricanes. Left unchecked, a complex mix of conditions in South Florida could have devastating ramifications. Florida International University has taken initiative to address these events through research, teaching, service, and engagement. Headed by Florida native Dr. Tiffany Troxler, the Sea Level Solutions Center at FIU strives to be a resource for everyone—scientists, educators, city planners, businesses, citizens—who want to be kept abreast of sea level related issues. Read more of the INYBN article here >>

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