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Rising Tide: Planning for Boston's Uncertain Future

Wednesday, February 24 at 7:00pm

Museum of Science, Boston 1 Science Park, Boston, MA 02114

How do rising sea levels impact our region? Learn what architects, engineers, and urban planners are doing to make the coastal infrastructure around the Boston area more resilient to our changing climate. How do we make decisions when we don’t have all of the information we need? What are the most important factors to consider? Add your voice to a conversation about preparing for the future with planners and stakeholders who are facing these decisions. Refreshments available starting at 6:30 p.m.

Presented by:

Brian Helmuth, Professor of Marine and Environmental sciences, Northeastern University

Ellen Douglas, Associate Professor of Hydrology, UMass-Boston

Paul Kirshen, Professor of Climate Adaptation, UMass-Boston

Julie Wormser, Executive Director, The Boston Harbor Association

Advance registration begins at 9:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 10 at mos.org/events.

Presented in collaboration with Northeastern University's Urban Coastal Sustainability Intitiative and the Boston Harbor Association.

Funding provided by the Northeastern University Marine Science Center through its partnership with the Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program.

Event Type

Lecture, Sustainability


COS, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center



Sponsoring Organization

Northeastern University Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative

Recent Activity

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