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"A network of networks" - GLAF 2016 will bring together practitioners and researchers from across the Great Lakes region of Canada and the United States for 3 days of sharing climate adaptation and resilience solutions and products in an engaged learning program.
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Thursday, October 6 • 1:45pm - 3:30pm
Local Communities: Tools, Models and Techniques to Improve Natural and Community Resilience Through the Great Lakes Coastal Storms Program

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New resources are available, through the NOAA Coastal Storms Program (CSP), that aid in improving natural and community resilience to storm impacts.  CSP has focused on improving hazard resilience and reducing loss of life and negative impacts on coastal property and the environment from coastal storms in the Great Lakes region since 2012. These new resources, tools and techniques improve Great Lakes weather observations, shoreline prediction, municipal codes for green infrastructure, and understanding of stormwater and contaminant impacts.

Speakers
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Mary Bohling

Extension Educator, MSU Extension Sea Grant
Mary Bohling is an educator for Michigan Sea Grant, a collaborative program between Michigan State University Extension and the University of Michigan. She works with coastal communities and businesses in a 4 county district along the St. Clair River, Lake St. Clair, Detroit River and western Lake Erie applying science-based knowledge to address Great Lakes issues, including economic development, habitat restoration, coastal tourism... Read More →
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Gene Clark

Coastal Engineering Specialist, Wisconsin Sea Grant
Mr. Clark has over 35 years of coastal engineering design experience, including the last thirteen years as the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institutes Coastal Engineering Specialist and the Universities Lake Superior field office outreach manager. The coastal engineering specialist portion of his position focuses on serving Great Lakes communities, state and local agencies providing shoreline development Best Management Practice (BMP... Read More →
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Drew Gronewald

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
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David Hart

Assistant Director for Extension, University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute
David Hart is a Senior Scientist with the University of Wisconsin Aquatic Sciences Center and serves as the Assistant Director for Extension at the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute. His research and outreach occur at the intersection of geographic information science, urban planning, and coastal management.
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Katy Hintzen

Michigan Sea Grant
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Brandon Krumwiede

The Baldwin Group/NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Brandon Krumwiede is a Remote Sensing Specialist on contract through The Baldwin Group at NOAA's Office for Coastal Management in the Science and Geospatial Division. He currently serves as the Great Lakes Geospatial Coordinator and is located in Minnesota. He has been with NOAA for over three years working on GIS and remote sensing projects focused on hydrology and the coastal environment.
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Kara Salazar

Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist, Purdue University / IL-IN Sea Grant
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Nat Scholz

NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
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Emily H. Walpole

Graduate Student, School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio State University
Hello, I am a second-year PhD student in The Ohio State University School of Environment and Natural Resources (adviser Dr. Eric Toman). My research interests are the social and psychological drivers of climate resilience and hazard mitigation decisions. I have several project ideas in this area and am excited to speak with others about implementing them!


Thursday October 6, 2016 1:45pm - 3:30pm
Great Lakes North, 4th Floor Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor

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