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URI Coastal Resiliency Symposium

Join Congressman James Langevin, Rear Admiral Jonathan W. White (Ret.), Pres& CEO, Consortium for Ocean Leadership, and URI experts to examine the problems associated with extreme weather as it affects the military installations and the civilian aspect of the Rhode Island coastline. URI faculty have expertise in modeling, mapping and visualizing threats and their impacts; response and resiliency; and engineered hard structures and organic efforts to prevent and control flooding.

URI Panelists:
Prof John King, “Climate Model Predictions and Trends in Observational Data for Coastal Environments”
Asst Prof Austin Becker, “Stimulating Transformational Thinking for Long-Term Climate Resilience”
Prof Christopher Baxter, “Engineering’s Role in Resiliency and Educating the Next Generation”
Pamela Rubinoff, MS, Coastal Management&Climate Extension Specialist, "Engaging Decision Makers in Resilience"


Please RSVP for this event as seating is limited.

Registration and networking begin at 9:30am.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 10:30am to 12:30pm

URI Bay Campus, Corless Auditorium 215 South Ferry Road, Narragansett, RI 02882

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Research and Economic Development, College of Engineering, College of the Environment and Life Sciences, Graduate School of Oceanography



Free and open to the public please RSVP as seating is limited.

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Melissa McCarthy

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