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Climate Change Webinar: Lake Level Changes for the Great Lakes

May 19, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CST
Online Webinar

Mapping and Visualizing Lake Level Changes for the U.S. Great Lakes

This webinar focuses on NOAA's Lake Level Viewer, software that provides communities with lake level scenarios and assists with planning decisions for landuse, such as updating zoning restrictions, designing infrastructure, and conserving habitat.

This FREE webinar will:

  • provide an overview of Great Lakes climate science and historical lake levels
  • show the need for visualizing potential impacts of changing water levels
  • discuss the development of the web mapping tool and supporting data
  • give a demonstration of tool functionality and how to access data and map services
  • discuss future work

To register for this, click here. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with log-in information.

Schedule:

  • Welcome and Introduction - Jill Jentes Banicki, Ohio Sea Grant
  • Mapping and Visualizing Lake Level Changes for the U.S. Great Lakes - Doug Marcy and Brandon Krumwiede, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
  • Question/Answer and Wrap-up
  • Discussion - Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions via a live chat after the presentation.

About the Speakers:

  • Doug Marcy is a coastal hazards specialist at the NOAA Office for Coastal Management in the Science and Geospatial Division. He has been with NOAA for 13 years working on flood, sea-level, and lake-level mapping projects, storm surge assessments, and coastal hazards assessment projects contributing to more disaster-resilient communities.
  • Brandon Krumwiede is the Great Lakes geospatial coordinator on contract through The Baldwin Group at the NOAA Office for Coastal Management in the Science and Geospatial Division. He has been with NOAA for three years working on GIS and remote sensing projects focused on hydrology and the coastal environment.

Sponsors:

  • Ohio Sea Grant College Program
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
  • The Ohio State University
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture

This webinar is funded by a NOAA Coastal Storms Program grant through Minnesota Sea Grant.

Visit www.changingclimate.osu.edu to view previous webinars and other climate resources.


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