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UNCERTAINTY AND SEA-LEVEL RISE — IMPACTS ON LAND USE IN HAMPTON ROADS

Future of Hampton Roads, Inc. and the Urban Land Institute organized jointly with MARI a presentation and panel focusing on sea level rise and the urban coasts. The ULI Hampton Roads held a lunch discussion where Dr. Hans-Peter Plag explained the consequences of the emerging threats associated with climate change and sea level rise for land use. He explored questions such as, how do we organize and construct the built environment, and in particular the urban coast? How we can develop more adaptive capabilities to be prepared for the surprises that will almost certainly emerge? See here for the original invitation ...


June 25, 2014, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Venu: ODU Webb Center (James/Lynnhaven Rivers Room)
Address: 1301 49th Street, Norfolk, VA, 23529

PRESENTER:

Dr. Hans-Peter Plag
Old Dominion University
Professor, Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Co-Director, Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Initiative (CCSLRI)
Download the keynote presentation or a zip file with the ppt version.

Panelists:

Dr. Joshua Behr
VMASC/ODU
Research Associate Professor
Analysis and Social Sciences

Skip Stiles
Wetlands Watch
Executive Director

Wie Yusuf
ODU
Assistant Professor
Urban Studies & Public Administration