Wed, May 08|
Alexander Hall - SCAD
"Rising Sea Levels in Coastal Georgia"
One scientist talks about the problems and one scientist talks about the solutions of sea level rise near Savannah.
Time & Location
May 08, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Alexander Hall - SCAD, 668 Indian St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
About the Event
Clark Alexander, Director and Professor at Skidaway Institute of Oceanography presents “A Rising Tide Floods All Coasts – Sea Level Rise in Coastal Georgia.”
Dr. Clark Alexander has degrees in oceanography, geology, and marine geology. His research interests include geologic development of the Georgia coast over the past 2000 years, depth and habitat mapping in sounds and estuaries, and the impact of humans on the coastal zone and shoreline.
Rob Sutter, Conservation Ecologist, Enduring Conservation Outcomes presents “Collaborative Solutions to Rising Sea Levels”
As the principal of the firm Enduring Conservation Outcomes, Rob Sutter works with non-profit conservation groups, state and federal land managing agencies, and foreign countries to develop strategic conservation plans for organizations and protected areas, establish adaptive management programs, and lead collaborative conservation efforts. His recent work has been with watershed planning in the Colorado River Basin, conservation planning for longleaf pine, and facilitating workshops on coastal resilience.