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DAY 3: Wednesday, July 12




Oral Session 5(a): Coastal Zone

Chairs: G. Le Cozannet, K. McInnes
Rapporteur: J. Hinkel

Invited talks:

Contributed talks:



Coffee break



Poster Session






Oral Session 5(b): Coastal zone

Chairs: J. Church, G. Le Cozannet
Rapporteur: C. Domingues

Invited talks:

Contributed talks:



Coffee break



Panel on "Sea level rise adaptation in Greater New York: The Response to Sandy and Beyond" (presentation in .pdf)

  • Members: K. Jacob (Columbia), C. Weisz (W X Y architecture + urban design), J. De Florio (Port Authority of New York and New Jersey)
  • Facilitator: R. Nicholls



Public Outreach Event: Sea Level Rise: Causes, Impacts and Options for Solutions

Perspectives from science and the stakeholder community. This discussion focusses on the causes, impacts and options for solutions on sea level rise features scientists from The Earth Institute and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory as well as members from government, NGOs and the private sector.

  • Welcome: P. Schlosser (Associate Director,The Earth Institute, Columbia University)
  • Moderator: G. Schmidt (The Earth Institute, Columbia University)
  • Presentations/Discussion
  • Science: The foundation - featuring scientists from the Earth Institute and its Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
  • Stakeholder Panel – including members from government, NGOs and the private sector-
  • Closing Remarks

For more detailed information on the program, and to reserve a seat for the Public Outreach Event, please check the Columbia University events calendar