Consensus Study Report
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COMMITTEE ON HAZARD MITIGATION AND RESILIENCE APPLIED RESEARCH TOPICS
STEVE MODDEMEYER (Chair), Principal for Planning, Sustainability and Resilience, CollinsWoerman Architects
CHRISTOPHER EMRICH, Boardman Endowed Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Public Administration, School of Public Administration, University of Central Florida
ERICK C. JONES, SR., George and Elizabeth Pickett Endowed Professor in Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, and Jefferson Science Fellow, Office of the Chief Economist, U.S. Department of State
ELENA KRIEGER, Director of Research, Physicians, Scientists, and Engineers for Healthy Energy
THERESE MCALLISTER, Community Resilience Group Leader and Program Manager, National Institute of Standards and Technology
ADAM ROSE, Research Professor, Department of Public Policy, and Senior Research Fellow, Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Threats and Emergencies, University of Southern California
STACY SWANN, Chief Executive Officer, Climate Finance Advisors, BLLC
NEGIN SOBHANI, Study Director
DANIELLE GOLDSMITH, Senior Program Assistant
HOPE HARE, Administrative Assistant (until March 2022)
BERNA OZTEKIN-GUNAYDIN, Program Officer (since April 2022)
OLIVIA TORBERT, Senior Program Assistant (until March 2022)
JOE ALPER, Consultant Writer
Acknowledgment of Reviewers
This Consensus Study Report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in making its published proceedings as sound as possible and to ensure that it meets the institutional standards for quality, objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process.
We thank the following individuals for their review of this report: Mark Abkowitz, Vanderbilt University; Santina Contreras, University of Southern California; Robin McGuire, Lettis Consultants International, Inc.; Shina Robinson, Asian Pacific Environmental Network; Sarah Saadian, National Low Income Housing Coalition; John Vidale, University of Southern California; Kent Yu, SEFT Consulting Group; Lynda Zambrano, National Tribal Emergency Management Council.
Although the reviewers listed above provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by Chris Poland, Independent Consultant. He was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of the report was conducted in accordance with standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content rests entirely with the authoring committee and the National Academies.