December 12, 2017 - Presentations and Agenda

The Climate Connection Workshop Series:
Weathering the Storm: Impacts of Extremes on South Carolina's Natural and Built Environment

Where: Greenville County Square, 301 University Ridge, Suite 400, Greenville, SC 29601, Conference Room A

Time Topic
9:30 Welcome
9:45 Hurricanes, Droughts, Rain Bombs, and More
Overview of recent extreme events PDF

Hope Mizzell
SCDNR- SC State Climatologist
10:15 Flood Risk: Can Anyone Flood? PDF
Maria Cox Lamm
South Carolina Flood Mitigation Program, State Coordinator
10:45 Break
11:15 After the Flood
Revitalization of the SC Dam Safety Program PDF

Jill Stewart
SCDHEC-South Carolina Dam Safety Director
11:45 Climate Impacts on the Built Environment
Extreme Impacts to Transportation Infrastructure PDF

Andy Leaphart
SCDOT, Chief Engineer for Operations
12:15-1:00 Lunch
1:00 From Too Much to Not Enough
South Carolina Water Planning... Planning for Which Drought? PDF

Scott Harder
SCDNR Hydrology Section, Hydrologist
1:30 Catching Fire
Wildfire Risks, Impacts, and Management PDF

Darryl Jones
SC Forestry Commission, Forest Protection Chief
2:00 Discussion
3:30 Adjourn

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