Sea Level Rise: Science Needed for Local Decisions

June 26, 2013 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Global sea-level rise has changed rapidly in the past, and scientific projections show ocean levels will continue to rise and alter our coasts over the course of this century. In order to secure a sustainable future, society must learn to anticipate, live with, and adapt to the dynamics of an evolving coastal system. Join the panel discussion to hear about the science, current planning and adaptation strategies, and the policy and communication challenges that communities face in regards to sea-level rise.