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Virtual Symposium: Coastal Zone Change in Atlantic Canada

An online symposium entitle “Coastal Zone Change in Atlantic Canada" is occurring on Tuesday, February 15th 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM (AST). Join researchers and practitioners as they share local research initiatives and mandates and discuss coastal challenges in a changing climate, particularly related to the Bay of Fundy.


Please register via the Eventbrite link, and then from the Eventbrite email, you will be able to click on "View the event" as an orange button. That will allow you to access the broadcasted event. Feel free to join for just one talk or stay for the entire event. You can use this link to attend; however, if possible please register first so that the organizers have an idea of who attends.


The symposium is organized by Dal, SMU, GSC, MEOPAR, Athabasca U., NSERC-RESNET.


Symposium Schedule Part 1: 9:00 – 9:15 Dr. Barret Kurylyk: Welcome and background on coastal water resources in Atlantic Canada (MEOPAR introduction) 9:15 – 9:30 John Somers: The Nova Scotia Coastal Protection Act 9:30 – 9:45 Dr. Jordan Eamer: Multi-decadal coastal evolution on Sable Island, Canada 9:45 – 10:00 Julia Cantelon: Sable Island freshwater resources and the application of a novel, wireless sensor network 10:00 – 10:15 Kiera Dolan: Monitoring hydrodynamics and morphodynamics on the north shore of Prince Edward Island 10:15 – 10:30 Part 1 Q&A Discussion Period 10:30 – 10:50 Break Part 2: 10:50 – 11:05 Dr. Danika van Proosdij: Implementation of dyke managed realignment for climate change adaptation: Guidance and lessons learnt 11:05 – 11:25 Nicole LeRoux & Hayden Tackley: Saltwater intrusion risks along the Bay of Fundy dykelands 11:25 – 11:35 Break 11:35 – 11:50 Dr. Patricia Manuel: Community vulnerability to coastal flooding 11:50 – 12:05 Dr. Kate Sherren: Dykeland futures, ecosystem services and local culture 12:05 – 12:20 Part 2 Q&A Discussion Period and Closing Remarks

Visit http://dal.ca/hydro for more related research *All Times in Atlantic Standard Time



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