Dr. Gregory Jenkins

(Howard University)

Developing a predictive system using relevant observations to address natural hazards in Coastal West Africa and Cape Verde

What ESSC Brown Bag
When Oct 15, 2014
from 11:15 am to 12:30 pm
Where 529 Walker
Contact Name Sonya Miller
Contact email
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Greg Jenkins

Growing populations in coastal West Africa and Cape Verde face natural hazard that pose significant health risk to the overall population. The hazards including: Flooding, Saharan dust and tropical cyclones impacting food security, economic development and public health. I discuss each of these hazards and the possibility of using available observations and modeling tools to protect vulnerable populations.

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