Santa Barbara Geography-Past, Present, and as Sea Levels Rise

9/30/2013; 87 minutes

UC Santa Barbara Geography:  Past, Present and as the Sea Levels Rise," is a symposium on sea level rise in the Santa Barbara area. What do projections indicate for the likely rate at which ocean levels will rise? What will the potential effects will be, and what measures are already being considered for managing the increased pressure on our coastlines. The keynote speaker is UC Santa Cruz Professor of Earth Science Gary Griggs, co-author of the "City of Santa Barbara Sea Level Rise Vulnerability Study." The additional speakers are UC Santa Barbara Senior Associate Vice Chancellor Marc Fisher and Professor of Earth Science Edward Keller. The program is introduced by UCSB Dean of Social Sciences Melvin Oliver and UCSB Professor of Earth Science and Dean of the College of Creative Studies Bruce Tiffney.
Recorded on 11/09/2012.

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