FREE EVENT - "A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE"

 Virginia C. Hesel, Rutgers Environmental Steward, 2019  

 and sponsored by Cape May City

PRESENT

"A SCIENTIFIC APPROACH TO GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE CHANGE"

A Free Event for the Public

Saturday, November 6th  10:00 am-1:00 pm 

CAPE MAY CONVENTION HALL  714 Beach Avenue  Cape May, NJ 08204

Doors Open at 9:30 am  Light Refreshments and Networking

Most parking meters in that area will not be in operation since it will be after October. 31st.

FACIAL COVERINGS WILL BE REQUIRED. SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE ADVOCATED. 


PROGRAM  

WELCOME, INTRODUCTIONS and ANNOUNCEMENTS......................................Virginia C. Hesel, Moderator 

10-10:10am

GUEST SPEAKERS AND PRESENTATIONS

New Jersey's Changing Climate.......................................................................  Dr. Thomas Herrington

Dr. Herrington will discuss the changes in climate that have been occurring in New Jersey, the causes of

 these changes, and projections of the changes that can be expected in the future.

Ten Minute Break 11:00-11:10 am


Resiliency Challenges in a Changing Climate.......................................................Dr. Rouzbah (Ross) Nazari

Dr. Nazari's presentation will augment and visualize the content of Dr. Herrington's address, especially in 

the area regarding sea level rise, increasing number of storms, and increased flooding and rainfall in future

years. He will demonstrate his patented high resolution asset-based resiliency decision making system 

that is currently in use.

Ten Minute Break 12 noon-12:10 pm

 

Where Do We Go From Here At The Local Level?.................................................Pam Mount                                                                   

Pam Mount's presentation is based upon her expertise and broad-based knowledge. She will expand and

sum up the symposium's content and provide directionality to the audience for needed actions at the

local level.


Public Question and Answer Period Directed to Presenters 12:55-1:10 pm 


DISCUSSION OF FUTURE EVENTS/ACTIONS and CLOSING REMARKS............................ Virginia C. Hesel 


PARTICIPANTS: Kindly please complete the Presentation Evaluation Form attached to the Program received 

when entering Convention Hall. Return to TAGGED FORM COLLECTORS when exiting the Hall. Thank you!

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PRESENTER INFORMATION                                                                                                                                              


Dr. Thomas Herrington is the associate director of the                                                                                        

Urban Coast Institute at Monmouth University and is the                                                                                        

NJ Sea Grant Consortium Resilient Communities and                                                                                               

Economies  Specialist. Prior to joining Monmouth                                                                                                    

University, Dr. Herrington was the director of the ocean                                                                                           

engineering graduate program at Stevens Institute of                                                                                              

Technology and the New Jersey Coastal Projection                                                                                                   

Technical Assistance Service. Dr. Herrington has 30 years                                                                                         

 of experience in coastal hazard mitigation and resilience                                                                                        

 research, including the analysis of sea level rise, storm                                                                                            

 surge and wave impacts on protective coastal features and                                                                                    

 communities.


Dr. Rouzbah (Ross) Nazari, Associate Professor and            

Co-Director of Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center 

(SSCR)with a dual appointment in Department of Civil, 

 Construction and Environmental Engineering and School of

 Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Pam Mount is a well-known and respected leader in the                                    

sustainability, resiliency, and climate adaptation

movement in New Jersey for many years. Ms. Mount is 

certainly a well-rounded advocate since she owned and 

operated a 200-acre farm for 45 years, served as a

municipal official, founded Sustainable Jersey and 

Sustainable Jersey for schools, and is an appointed 

member of the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance.

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