April 27, 2017

Blue Planet Forum

“The Blue Planet Forum is a free environmental lecture series held periodically throughout the year. Its mission is to educate and engage the public on important […]
April 21, 2017

Building Resiliency

River restorations, rain gardens, dunes and more ways we can use mother nature to help reduce flood risk. As man-made structures replace nature, there is less nature to absorb […]
April 6, 2017

Event Round Up

April 6th:Hampton Dutch Dialogues How does Hampton adapt in the future to ensure that one of its greatest assets – the waterfront – doesn’t become its […]
March 24, 2017

Norfolk Students Help to Battle Sea Level Rise by Partnering with Elizabeth River Project

The Elizabeth River Project has called upon the youth to help build community resilience. To help facilitate this, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has provided the Elizabeth River […]
March 15, 2017

Norfolk’s Maker Community Rises to the Challenge of Measuring Real Time Water Levels

Sensors to collect flooding data will soon be posted around Norfolk, thanks to local entrepreneurs. This will take a whole lot of sensors collecting data at […]
March 13, 2017

Sea Level Rise, Climate Change and Resiliency Concern Hampton Roads Panelists

Sea level rise, economic opportunities and regional resiliency are all related, according to a panel of experts gathered in Hampton Roads recently. Speakers included Rick Weddle, […]
March 2, 2017

UVA Students Visit Hampton Roads to Learn About Coastal Engineering

Dr. Derek Loftis of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science guest lectured and guided a Hampton Roads field trip for a UVA January-semester class focused on […]
February 28, 2017

New Paper on Storm Surge Modeling and Inundation

A new paper from Dr. Derek Loftis and Dr. Harry Wang at VIMS focuses on street-level inundation modeling from storm surge and precipitation in Hampton Roads. […]
February 21, 2017

Change Agents in Hampton Roads

A recent issue of Distinction named “Change Agents” in the Tidewater climate and flooding activists. As the article said: For these activists, academics and nonprofit leaders, […]
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