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5. 2015 JAPA Best Paper Award: Professor Phil Berke talks about his award-winning paper

April 22nd, 2016

Professor Phil Berke from the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning at Texas A&M University talks about his paper on "Evaluation of Networks of Plans and Vulnerability to Hazards and Climate Change: A Resilience Scorecard", which won the 2015 best paper award of the Journal of American Planning Association.  Professor Berke is Director of the Institute of Sustainable Coastal Communities at College Station. His work lies at the intersection of land use planning, urban ecology, and community resilience to environmental hazards. He is the co-author of a book selected as one of the 100 Essential Books in Planning for the 20th Century by the American Planning Association. His research is currently supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate.