Updates

August 2020 Project Updates

The ongoing health crisis has been a challenge for us all. While most of CIRCA’s work, transitioned to virtual formats this past spring, the hard work and efforts of everyone at UConn, CIRCA, and our partners allowed us to keep the Resilient Connecticut project on track, and we thank everyone for their efforts during this […]

July 2020 Project Updates

CIRCA Selects Contractors Following the release of a Request for Qualifications earlier in 2020, a team led by Milone & MacBroom and Dewberry was selected to assist the Resilient Connecticut Team with the Phase II regional vulnerability assessment and planning process. The Phase II planning team, which also includes Western CT, Naugatuck Valley, Metro, and […]

June 2020 Project Updates

Connecticut Coastal Towns Storm Annual Exceedance Probability & Return Interval The CIRCA team reproduced the highest 44 storms between 1950-2018 using a coupled circulation and wave model. The modeled events are fit to a probability distribution to statistically estimate the annual exceedance probabilities (AEP) and return periods for expected storms. The results presented here are […]

May 2020 Project Updates

Successful RFQ Response Earlier this year, CIRCA issued an RFQ for Engagement, Planning, Design, Architectural, and Engineering services for the Resilient Connecticut project. We had a wonderful response from a variety of talented teams.  After a thorough and difficult review process, we’ve selected a team for the Phase II regional planning phase. We’re currently negotiating […]

April 2020 Project Updates

Save the Date! Resilient Connecticut Climate Adaptation Summit November 20, 2020 CIRCA’s second annual Resilient Connecticut Summit will take place on November 20th. The Summit is a wonderful way to network with people working on climate resilience in a variety of sectors and to hear the latest advancements in the Resilient Connecticut project. At the […]