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Tuesday, September 9 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
Improving Coastal Resilience

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Coastal communities are vital to the national economy, yet they are vulnerable to natural hazards, growing demand for public access and coastal development, sea level rise and flooding events. It is now more important than ever for coastal communities to be able to recover after an adverse event. The Digital Coast helps communities and coastal managers do this by providing a central, user-friendly, and cost-effective repository for the information and training they need. This session will provide a few examples of recent activities and products within NOAA’s Digital Coast that are focused on improving resilience at the local level. These activities range from interactive visualization tools to on-the-ground projects helping communities incorporate climate change adaptation concepts into hazard mitigation planning.

  • Jamie Carter, NOAA Coastal Services, Charleston, SC 
  • facilitation support from Marian Hanisko, NOAA, Stennis, MS
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Kevin Mickey, GISP, CTT+

Director Professional Development and Geospatial Education, The Polis Center @ IUPUI


Jamie Carter

Sr. Remote Sensing Analyst, The Baldwin Group at NOAA OCM
Jamie Carter is a remote sensing analyst with NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management (OCM) and serves coastal communities primarily in the Northeast Region. He has a bachelor’s degree in Ecology from Tulane University, a master’s degree in Physical Geography from Oregon State... Read More →

Marian Hanisko

Coastal Management Specialist, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Marian Hanisko (marian.hanisko@noaa.gov) joined the NOAA Coastal Services Center in 2010 as a Coastal Management Specialist with The Baldwin Group.  In this position, she teaches Planning and Facilitating Collaborative Meetings and works with federal, state, and local partners to address community resilience and climate cha... Read More →

Tuesday September 9, 2014 10:30am - 12:00pm
Oak Alley, 4th Floor

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