FRI-C10: Rise Up! Taking Action to Prepare for Sea-level Rise

Registration Eligibility
ASLA online learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
02/10/2018
End Date
02/10/2020
Description
Sea-level rise will be one of the most challenging issues of the coming century. This panel will present the science as well as some of the innovative work being done to engage communities and policy makers about sea-level rise impacts and adaptation strategies.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Site Planning
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Learn about the science of sea-level rise and what various prediction models are indicating.
See how countries such as Holland, Germany, and Japan have implemented adaptation strategies and how lessons can be applied to the United States.
Learn how large-scale projects in the U.S. are planning for sea-level rise, and how creating adaptable waterfronts is informing the design strategies.
Learn how these issues are being communicated to stakeholders and ordinary community members in an engaging planning tool to broaden awareness and discussion of this critical topic.
Instructors
Dilip Trivedi; Kristina Hill; Kevin Conger
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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