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



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)


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.

Contributed by Corina Cerovski-Darriau, Government Affairs Staff.

Posted November 10, 2009; Updated November 24, 2009