Coastal Resilience

The Coastal Engineer

Since 1987, Rick Luettich has been building systems to protect the coast from environmental hazards and extreme weather events.

An Active Storm Season

June 1 marked the start of the 2020 hurricane season — and it’s slated to be an active one. In this Q&A, UNC researcher Rick Luettich talks about this year’s above-average hurricane forecast, the impact these storms have on inland populations, and how COVID-19 may affect vulnerable communities.