A unique collection of scientists across engineering, earth and atmospheric sciences provide comprehensive and practical answers and loss prevention solutions to challenges posed by severity, frequency and impact of hazards that affect businesses worldwide.
- Geological sciences team studies the hazards and effects of earthquakes and initiating events for tsunamis. We lead through active sponsorship contributions to the Global Earthquake Model.
- Meteorological sciences researchers address the challenges of wind storms, climate change, severe weather and other atmospheric hazards.
- Hydrological sciences research includes studies of flood hazards through unique and innovative mapping and modeling techniques. This team developed our Global Flood Map.
- Structural mechanics team covers response and damage of structural systems, non-structural components, contents and equipment