This presentation will discuss the climate resilience work that The Nature Conservancy is engaged in within Greater Boston and resilience policy efforts underway at the national level, and will explore The Conservancy’s corporate partnerships working on resilience topics. The Conservancy has an extensive network of Risk, Reduction and Resilience (RRR) efforts in progress related to the benefits of nature-based solutions for people and biodiversity including mitigation of impacts from sea level... Read More
What’s COPRI? This is your chance to learn more about the Coasts, Oceans, Ports & Rivers Institute Boston Chapter; who we are and what we do! COPRI would like to invite you to join us at the Cambridge Brewing Company for an informal social gathering on Thursday, July 14. Join us for a night of networking, food, and fresh beer! Read More
This presentation will focus on a key component of the climate change assessment: the development of the Boston Harbor Flood Risk Model (BH-FRM). Examples of model output and interpretation will be presented. Results of this probabilistic model are currently being utilized for planning by many stakeholders and communities beyond MassDOT, and due to the success of the CA/T evaluation, the same methodology is now being applied to the entire coast of Massachusetts. Read More
This COPRI-sponsored presentation will provide an overview of the latest ASCE Manual of Practice (MOP 130) that details the methods and techniques for the inspection and assessment of waterfront facilities. Read More
Robbin Peach, program manager of resiliency at Massport, will give an overview of the Massport process to make its assets more resilient to flooding - therefore protecting our region’s economy. Read More
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