Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Lecture Series
Friday, October 23 at 11:00am
Stefan Lamp (Yale) “Projection Bias in Solar Electricity Markets” ….Learn more
Biological & Environmental Sciences Colloquium Series
Friday, October 16 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm
“Hanging on by a thread? Mussel attachment in a warmer, high CO2 world”- Dr. Emily Carrington, University of Washington Host: Cheryl Wilga ….Learn more
How can we prepare for coastal hazards such as tsunamis, earthquakes, and sea-level rise if we don’t know their extent or when and where they are going to occur? Simon Engelhart, in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences at the University of Rhode Island, looks to the past to answer this critical question about the future.
“I determine the possible coastal hazards on timescales from minutes to millennia, that can then be used to manage communities’ exposure to risk,” said Engelhart, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences.
Conducting research on sea-level rise around the world, from the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States to further afield in Indonesia, Bermuda, and Chile, Dr. Engelhart’s research can help communities reduce the risks of property damage, loss of life, and environmental destruction... [Read More]