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CIRCA Sea Level Rise Projections for State of Connecticut

Thursday, October 19, 2017
9:30am – 11:00am

Avery Point Campus
Marine Sciences Building Rm 103

When: Thursday, October 19, 2017 9:30-11am

Where: Remote Attendance: Register for Webinar here:

In Person Attendance: Marine Sciences Building Room 103 University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus 1080 Shennecossett Rd Groton, CT 06340

Agenda: Marine Sciences Professor and CIRCA Executive Director, James O’Donnell will present the findings of a study to update the NOAA 2012 CPO-1 sea level rise projections for the state of Connecticut. This study was mandated as part of the creation of CIRCA and called for in PA 13-179.

UConn Law School CEEL Professor-in-Residence, Joe MacDougald and CEEL legal fellow, Bill Rath will also present their CIRCA study on legal and policy implications of sea level rise for Connecticut and their survey of state sea level rise policies.

Who Should Attend: This meeting is free and open to the public. Municipal staff and elected leaders concerned about or in the process of planning for sea level rise and coastal resilience are encouraged to attend. Following the presentations, there will be an opportunity for questions from the audience.

Registration for In Person Attendance and Parking on Campus: Registration is not required to attend the meeting in person. However, CIRCA can cover your parking fees, if you email Lauren Yaworsky at by noon on October 18 with your license plate number. If you have not preregistered for parking, visitor parking on campus is available in pay by phone (PBP) or in metered spots in the areas marked on this map.


Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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