The Coastal Protection Symposium, co-located with StormCon at the Anaheim Marriott this year, will focus on infrastructure protection in coastal regions in the face of sea level rise and potential shoreline changes.
Presentations during the one-day symposium will include an overview of the mechanisms that cause coastal damage, as well as ways vulnerable coastal cities are preparing to counter the changes. Mapping and modeling tools for evaluating the impacts, as well as other tools for mitigating flooding, will also be presented.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Room Location: Platinum Ballroom 4
C41 8:00 – 8:30 a.m.
California Tides, Storm Surges, El Niño, and Mean Sea Level Rise in the 21st Century
Reinhard E. Flick, California Department of Boating and Waterways and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA
C42 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Responding to Sea Level Rise Risks in a Vulnerable Community
Andy Haub, City of Olympia, WA
C43 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Adapting to Rising Tides in San Francisco Bay: A Dutch Perspective
Peter Wijsman, Malcolm Pirnie-ARCADIS, San Francisco, CA
C51 10:00 – 10:30
Procedures to Evaluate Sea Level Change: Impacts, Responses, and Adaptation: Corps of Engineers’ Approach
Heidi Moritz, US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Portland, OR
C61 2:00 – 2:30
New Mapping Tool and Techniques for Visualizing Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts
Douglas Marcy, NOAA Coastal Services Center, Charleston, SC
Rebecca Smyth, and Christina Cairns, NOAA Coastal Services Center, Oakland, CA
C62 2:30 – 3:00
Use of Numerical Modeling for Evaluating and Mitigating Sea Level Rise
Hugh J. Roberts, ARCADIS, Boulder, CO
C63 3:30 – 4:00
Mobile Scanning to Collect First Floor Elevations for Assessing Coastal Risk
Keith Readling, and Henrietta Locklear, AMEC Earth and Environmental, Raleigh, NC
Tim Cawood, McKim and Creed, Wilmington, NC
C64 4:00 – 4:30
Low-Cost Retrofit of Standard Tide Gates to Facilitate Flood Protection and Halt Upstream Land Subsidence
David Roman, Geosyntec Consultants, Brookline, MA
Register at www.StormCon.com