Sustainability and Resiliency Implications of Hurricane Sandy

by Youssef Hashash, P.E., Ph.D., (F.ASCE), Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Geotechnical Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana IL,,
Sissy Nikolaou, P.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Senior Associate; Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers, New York, NY,,
Aaron Sacks, P.E., (M.ASCE), Geotechnical Engineer; Mueser Rutledge Consulting Engineers, New York, NY,,
Beena Sukumaran, Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Professor; Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ,,

Serial Information: Geo-Strata —Geo Institute of ASCE, 2014, Vol. 18, Issue 1, Pg. 22-26

Document Type: Feature article


Hurricane Sandy provides a unique opportunity to study sustainability and resiliency issues related to a major weather event. The material presented in this article is based on the Geo-Engineering Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER) Association, Report No. GEER-032, Version 1.

Subject Headings: Sustainable development | Hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones


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