The mission of the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is to increase the resilience and sustainability of vulnerable communities along Connecticut’s coast and inland waterways to the growing impacts of climate change on the natural, built, and human environment. Read More...
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Waves in Long Island Sound and Living Shorelines Site Suitability Tool: NOAA CREST Project
The NOAA CREST project provides municipalities with significant wave heights for different return periods for all of Long Island Sound, measurements of waves in Old Saybrook and New Haven harbors, a review of design guidelines and tools for site assessment of living shorelines. This information is summarized in an online map viewer.
News & Announcements
From Our Blog
- CIRCA is hiring! Position in adaptation and resilience planning for water systemsPosted on September 20, 2017
- October 19 Public Meeting on CIRCA Updated Projections of Sea Level Rise for the State of ConnecticutPosted on September 18, 2017
- Join CIRCA for Expert Panel on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma and Climate Science on September 21Posted on September 12, 2017
- A Workshop on Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials for Resilient Tidal Marsh Restoration and CreationPosted on August 10, 2017
Thursday, October 19th, 2017
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Avery Point CampusMarine Sciences Building Rm 103
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Register for Webinar here: http://circa.uconn.edu/2017/09/18/public-meeting-on-circa-updated-projections-of-sea-level-rise-for-the-state-of-connecticut/
In Person Attendance:
Marine Sciences Building Room 103
University of Connecticut
Avery Point Campus
1080 Shennecossett Rd
Groton, CT 06340
Marine Sciences Professor and CIRCA Executive Director, James OâDonnell will present the findings of a study to update the NOAA 2012 CPO-1 sea level rise projections for the state of Connecticut. This study was mandated as part of the creation of CIRCA and called for in PA 13-179.
UConn Law School CEEL Professor-in-Residence, Joe MacDougald and CEEL legal fellow, Bill Rath will also present their CIRCA study on legal and policy implications of sea level rise for Connecticut and their survey of state sea level rise policies.
Who Should Attend:
This meeting is free and open to the public. Municipal staff and elected leaders concerned about or in the process of planning for sea level rise and coastal resilience are encouraged to attend. Following the presentations, there will be an opportunity for questions from the audience.
Parking on Campus:
Visitor parking on campus is available in pay by phone (PBP) or in metered spots in the areas marked on this map.
Resilience Roundup and CIRCA Announcements
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The Resilience Roundup is a biweekly e-newsletter including local, state, and national news clips on resilience and adaptation as well as resources , events, and funding announcements. The CIRCA Announcements list will send you notices of the latest CIRCA research, tools, grants, and engagement opportunities.