In 2003 the name of the Center was officially changed to the International Hurricane Research Center to better describe our mission as a research facility rather than an operations center.

  • Research: Top Priority at FIU’s Hurricane Center

To discover more about our research please have a look at each of our four laboratories that make up the IHRC.

  • Laboratory for Coastal Research
  • Laboratory for Social and Behavioral Research
  • Laboratory for Insurance, Financial, and Economic Res earch
  • Laboratory for Wind Engineering Research

The All About Hurricanes section includes information on historical hurricanes, typical meteorology, as well as contains an interactive GIS application, Hurricane Hazard pamphlet and a Get Ready Guide for the hurricane season.

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