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Ocean Encounters: Rising Seas Resilient Coasts

Understanding, predicting, and adapting to sea level rise Sea levels are rising, but they are rising at different rates in different places, with differing impacts for coastal communities and ecosystems. To predict and adapt to future sea levels, we need to understand where and why they are rising now and have risen in the past. Join us for a conversation about the drivers and consequences of rising sea levels—and adaptation strategies to protect lives and livelihoods by making our coastlines and infrastructure more resilient.


Chris Piecuch Sea Level Scientist, WHOI

Shannon Hulst Floodplain Manager, Barnstable County and Woods Hole Sea Grant

Hannah Wagner Resilience Manager, City of Boston

Veronique LaCapra Host and Director of Special Projects, WHOI

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