PANEL: Santa Barbara Geography: Past, Present, and as Sea Levels Rise

Gary Griggs (Director of the Marine Institute, UC Santa Cruz)
Marc Fisher (Senior Associate Vice Chancellor, UCSB)
Edward Keller (Earth Scence, UC Santa Cruz, UCSB)
Bruce Tiffney ( UCSB College of Creative Studies)
Friday, November 9 / 1:00 PM
Bren 1414

Speakers will discuss sea level rise in the Santa Barbara area.  What do projections indicate for the likely rate at which ocean levels will rise?  What will the potential effects be, and what measures are already being considered for managing the increased pressure on our coastlines?

Sponsored by  UCSB College of Letters and Science, Critical Issues in America, the Carsey-Wolf Center, ISBER, the Center for Information Technology and Society, the Dept. of Film and Media Studies, and the IHC.

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