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Rise Up! Taking Action to Prepare for Sea-level Rise - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW)

Oct 20, 2017 12:00pm ‐ Oct 20, 2017 12:00pm

Credits: None available.

Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $0.00
Standard: $60.00


Sea-level rise will be one of the most challenging issues of the coming century. This panel will present the science as well as some of the innovative work being done to engage communities and policy makers about sea-level rise impacts and adaptation strategies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the science of sea-level rise and what various prediction models are indicating.
  • See how countries such as Holland, Germany, and Japan have implemented adaptation strategies and how lessons can be applied to the United States.
  • Learn how large-scale projects in the U.S. are planning for sea-level rise, and how creating adaptable waterfronts is informing the design strategies.
  • Learn how these issues are being communicated to stakeholders and ordinary community members in an engaging planning tool to broaden awareness and discussion of this critical topic.

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  • 1.50 - PDH

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