Center for Hazards and Risk Research, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University

Data Center Description
Columbia University's physical and social scientists are undertaking a new
research program in disasters and risk management motivated by a clear and
compelling need to reduce the catastrophic impacts on society from natural and
human-induced hazards. The Center for Hazards and Risk Research (CHRR) draws on
Columbia's acknowledged expertise in Earth and environmental sciences,
engineering, social sciences, public policy, public health and business.

Their mission is to advance the predictive science of natural and environmental
hazards and the integration of science with hazard risk assessment and risk


[Summary provided by CHRR.]

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