ABSTRACT

Calm Before the Storm: Reauthorizing the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program, Joint Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Research and Technology, Subcommittee on Environment, of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, December 4, 2019   [open pdf - 4MB]

This is the December 4, 2019 joint hearing on "The Calm Before the Storm: Reauthorizing the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program," held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Research and Technology, and the Subcommittee on Environment. From the Overarching Questions: "[1] To what extent has NWIRP [National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program] improved the understanding of windstorms, improved windstorm impact assessment, and reduced windstorm impacts? [2] How does NWIRP facilitate interdisciplinary research, including across atmospheric science, engineering, and social sciences, and the translation of that research into reduced windstorm impacts? [3] What are the additional needs in research, workforce, and infrastructure for improved wind resilience? How can NWIRP address those gaps? [4] What is the role of public-private partnerships in improving wind resilience and how can NWIRP facilitate those partnerships?" Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Scott Weaver, Lee Tafanelli, Delong Zuo, and Ryan Colker.

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Serial No. 116-59
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Date:
2020
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Public Domain
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U.S. Government Publishing Office: http://www.gpo.gov/
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