March 22, 2018 - Presentations and Agenda

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

Where: SCDNR Marine Resources Research Institute Auditorium, Charleston, SC

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 Swamped Coast
Planning for extreme weather and sea level rise PDF

Sarah Watson
South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, Coastal Climate and Resilience Specialist
10:45 Break
11:15 From Too Much to Not Enough
South Carolina Water Planning... Planning for Which Drought? PDF

Alex Pellet
SCDNR Hydrology Section, Hydrologist
11.45 Catching Fire
Wildfire Risks, Impacts, and Management PDF

Darryl Jones
SC Forestry Commission, Forest Protection Chief
12:15-1:00 Lunch
1:00 After the Flood
Revitalization of the SC Dam Safety Program PDF

Jill Stewart
SCDHEC-South Carolina Dam Safety Director
1:30 Flood Risk: Can Anyone Flood? PDF
Maria Cox Lamm
South Carolina Flood Mitigation Program, State Coordinator
2:00 Discussion
3:30 Adjourn

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