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The Congressional Hazards Caucus Alliance Invites You to a Public Briefing on

ERODING COASTLINES:

Geological and Societal Impacts of Extreme Storms, Wetland Loss, and Sea Level Rise

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
Rayburn 2359

11:30AM – 12:30PM

Sponsored by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and Geological Society of America (GSA)

In cooperation with the Congressional Hazards Caucus:

Senators Mary Landrieu, Lisa Murkowski, and Ben Nelson, and
Representatives Dennis Moore, Jo Bonner, and Zoe Lofgren, Co–Chairs of the Caucus


Agenda

Speakers:

Jon Boothroyd, University of Rhode Island and State Geologist of Rhode Island
Coastal Erosion and Nor’easters (PDF)

Abby Sallenger, US Geological Survey
Coastal Impacts of Extreme Storms (PDF)

James Titus, Environmental Protection Agency
Recommendations from the US Climate Change Science Program Report on Coastal Loss (PDF)


Sponsors
American Geophysical Union
Geological Society of America

 

The Hazards Caucus Alliance, an informal network of organizations concerned about reducing the risk of hazards, invites your participation in this public briefing and in future Caucus events. For more information about the Caucus, the Alliance or future events, please contact Maeve Boland 703-379-2480 ext. 228; boland@agiweb.org.


Contributed by Corina Cerovski-Darriau, Government Affairs Staff.

Posted November 10, 2009; Updated November 24, 2009

Please send any comments or questions about this web site to Maeve Boland.