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Natural Hazards and Risk Assessment

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Natural hazards such as flood, drought, wildfire, earthquakes, and hurricanes can have a profound financial impact on a business. While such risks are hard to predict, they can be managed. Through a combination of innovative risk assessment, risk mitigation and risk transfer, Lynker Intel can help a company, agency, or growing operation exercise optimum control over its asset and business process exposures. Lynker Intel helps companies and agencies manage the risks associated with natural disaster by analyzing and modeling how an event can affect a single facility and then ripple through the enterprise’s operations. By qualifying and quantifying potential risks, we develop comprehensive plans for mitigating exposures and applying the appropriate operational, financial, and strategic risk management techniques.

Tornado Aftermath

Our strategic solutions include maximum foreseeable loss studies, corporate vulnerability assessments, insurance purchasing/risk transfer, captive insurance development, disaster recovery and emergency response planning, retrofit options such as building improvement, and site selection and acquisition. We use state-of-the-art computer modeling to analyze risks to property and business operations resulting from natural hazards. Our models draw on our own databases containing best available science and socio-economic data from leading federal and regional agencies, augmented by data created by Lynker Analytics, our data science affiliate. Our database contains historical and probability related information – and incorporates your buildings’ and operations’ specific characteristics – to determine your loss potentials.

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Hydrologic Modeling and Forecasting

Lynker Intel has expert hydrologists with strong expertise in field work, data analysis, research, modeling, forecasting, and developing actionable data products across all water environments. We work with a holistic approach to solve water-related issues by considering the combined effect of weather, climate, water and human management.

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Planning and Designing for Resilient and Green Infrastructure

Infrastructure and its networks will be affected by the physical impacts of climate variability and change but will also play an essential role in building resilience to those impacts. Lynker Intel can help you prioritize, plan, and design new or retrofit old infrastructure in a more thoughtful environmentally aligned (green) manner that can account for the climate and other changes that may occur over its lifetime.

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Geospatial Analytics

Business and government leaders face unprecedented risk from natural hazards, climate change, population growth, geopolitical shifts, and security threats. Lynker Intel can help you by building customized spatial intelligence to visualize risk on “smart” maps, find patterns and trends in big data, and communicate seamlessly during risk mitigation and response.

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Environmental Modeling

Lynker Intel has deep experience working with multi-disciplinary and stakeholder teams to develop ecological restoration solutions for fluvial, coastal, and wetland environments. We work with clients to restore damaged habitats that provide important ecological functions and contribute to improved ecosystem health benefiting humans and wildlife alike.

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Climate Change and Population Growth

With decades of deep experience in natural hazards analyses and risk assessment, Lynker Intel partners with private and public organizations to operationalize climate change impact analytics, projections of population growth and subsequent increases in vulnerable assets, as well as other changes influencing hazard and risk exposure, in order to make better business and adaptation decisions for the future impacts of hazards. Decisions that must be made now.