Windstorm Simulation Project

Major funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA).

Project Overview

The International Hurricane Research Center’s Windstorm Simulation and Modeling Project was funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Florida Department of Community Affairs (FLDCA). Matching funds were provided by the participating counties of Broward, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade and Manatee.

Four research tasks were undertaken during this three-year project:

Research Team

  • International Hurricane Research Center, FIU
  • Department of Earth Sciences, FIU
  • School of Computer Science, FIU
  • GIS Laboratory, FIU
  • School of Architecture, FIU
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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