Purpose of WCDR:
Global climate change has frequently affect many natural disasters such as floods, mudflows, and landslides.
Due to global climate change, recent typhoons-Nari, Kalmaegi, Morakot, Fanapi, and Megi, and 88-flood catastrophe have incurred enormous damages and life loss in Taiwan.
Reinforce international communication and academic-industry collaboration, provide high quality service to respond the impact of global climate change in order to efficiently reduce disaster damages.
Disaster Research Center (DRC), NTU was established on June 17th, 2003.
DRC changed the title and divisions as Center for Weather Climate and Disaster Research (WCDR) on February 9th, 2010.http://www.wcdr.ntu.edu.tw/introduction.html