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Sea Level Rise: Causes, Impacts And Solution Options

Wednesday, Jul 12, 2017

Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts Sea level change is already impacting coastal communities globally and will continue to do so. To meet urgent societal needs for useful information on sea level, the WCRP has established the theme Regional Sea-Level Change and Coastal Impacts, as one of its cross-cutting "Grand Challenge" (GC) science questions.

This public outreach event which is part of the International WCRP/IOC Conference discussion — perspectives from science and the stakeholder community. Discussion focusses on the causes, impacts and options for solutions on sea level rise featuring scientists from The Earth Institute and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory as well as members from government, NGOs and the private sector.

Program participants include:

Robin E. Bell, Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

James L. Davis, Lamont Research Professor, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

George Deodatis, Robertina Calatrava Family Professor of Civil Engineering and Chair, Department of Civil Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, Columbia University

Michael T. Eckhart, Managing Director and Global Head, Environmental Finance and Sustainability, Citigroup New York City

Peter Schlosser, Maurice Ewing and J. Lamar Worzel Professor of Geophysics and Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science; Associate Director, The Earth Institute, Columbia University

Gavin Schmidt, Climatologist, climate modeler and Director, NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), The Earth Institute, Columbia University; Co-founder, award winning climate science blog RealClimate

This event is being held as part of the International WCRP/IOC Conference 2017: Regional Sea Level Changes and Coastal Impacts, being held at Columbia University from July 10–14, 2017.

You do not need to purchase a ticket for the conference in order to attend this event — this panel is free and open to the public.

If you cannot attend in person, this event will be livestreamed on the Earth Institute YouTube channel

What: Sea Level Rise: Causes, Impacts and Options for Solutions Perspectives from science and the stakeholder community

When: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM

Where: Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Auditorium

Contact: EI Events events@ei.columbia.edu

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