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Gemeente Hoorn Mitigates Urban Planning Risk with Palisade’s @RISK

August 18, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

London, Aug. 18, 2015—Local government planners from Gemeente Hoorn (the City of Hoorn) are using Palisade’s leading risk analysis tool @RISK to mitigate financial risk as a result of urban planning within the region. As Amsterdam’s population continues…

Major Midwest Flood Risk Underestimated by as Much as Five Feet, Study Finds

July 1, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Planning, Stormwater

June 30, 2015—As floodwaters surge along major rivers in the midwestern United States, a new study from Washington University in St. Louis suggests…

New Screening Tool Protects Streams, Wetlands, and Residences From Landfill Risks

June 30, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Modeling, Water

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ, June 30, 2015—A new screening tool to assess the potential risk posed by contaminated groundwater moving from landfills to nearby…

Everbridge and IDV Solutions Announce Technical Partnership, Integration

June 11, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance

LANSING, Mich. and LEXINGTON, Mass., June 11, 2015 – IDV Solutions, LLC, the global leader in delivering Enterprise Risk Visualization capabilities, today announced it has formed a technical partnership with Everbridge, the worldwide leader in unified critical…

Assessing the Vulnerability of European Cities to Climate Change

June 8, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance

June 8, 2015—The European Environment Agency (EEA) published today a series of interactive maps, illustrating various climate threats European cities face as well as cities’ capacity to respond to these threats. This new ‘map book’ provides background…

CoreLogic Storm Surge Analysis Identifies More Than 6.6 Million US Homes at Risk of Hurricane Storm Surge Damage in 2015

June 8, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Emergency, Stormwater

IRVINE, Calif., June 4, 2015—CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released its 2015 storm surge analysis which concludes that more than 6.6 million homes on the Atlantic and Gulf…

Coastal Risk Consulting Names Dr. Brian Soden to Lead Science and Technology Initiatives

May 7, 2015 - in People, Planning, Stormwater

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 7, 2015—Coastal Risk Consulting, LLC (CRC), helping property owners, businesses, and communities become climate ready and storm safe, has appointed Brian Soden, Ph.D., as Vice President of Science and Technology.  Widely regarded…

Ambiental Launches New Cloud Based, Property Level Flood Risk Checking Service

April 28, 2015—Decision making around flood risk has never been more crucial for the profitability of the insurance industry with an estimated 5 million UK homes vulnerable to flooding, record breaking rainfall becoming more common, and Flood Re due to be…

As Oso Disaster Anniversary Nears, Kentucky Geologists Urge Preparation for Landslides

March 12, 2015 - in Corporate, Surveying/Mapping

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 11, 2015—As the anniversary of the most fatal landslide in the history of the continental United States approaches, we are reminded of the importance of evaluating geologic hazards and communicating that information to communities that…

Emapsite and JBA Expand Partnership to Deliver Flood Risk Data

March 10, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Stormwater

March 10, 2015—Hazard modelling specialist JBA Risk Management and geospatial services provider emapsite have broadened their partnership to offer a wider choice of essential flood risk data. Insurers, underwriters, loss adjusters and claims managers are…