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Sedimentation fieldwork at the McCrady Base in Columbia

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Upcoming Events and Announcements

Dissertation defenses

Mayra Román-Rivera will defend her dissertation," Innovative approaches using multispectral imagery to detect nearshore bars and elucidate beach-dune system dynamics," on Friday, May 24, at 10:00 a.m. in Callcott 228. Her committee consists of Drs. Susan Wang, April Hiscox, and Tom Allan (Old Dominion). A print copy of the disertation is available main office.

Yago Martín will defend his dissertation, "Leveraging Geotagged Social Media to Monitor Spatial Behavior During Population Movements Triggered by Hurricanes," on Friday, May 31, at 9:00 a.m. in Callcott 228. His committee consists of Drs. Susan Cutter, Zhenlong Li, Jerry Mitchell, and Chris Emrich (Central Florida). A print copy of the project is available main office.

CISA to assist in CPAS Workshop

The 17th Annual Climate Prediction Applications Workshop (CPASW) will convene in Charleston, South Carolina, June 11–13, for discussion centered on the theme of “Climate Information for Coastal Risk Reduction.” CPASW brings together a diverse community to share developments in research and application of weather and climate information for societal decision-making.

The Carolinas RISA (CISA) is providing support to help organize this year’s event. As part of the workshop Planning Committee Kirstin Dow, Amanda Farris, and Chip Konrad are helping to refine the workshop theme, review abstract submissions, and identify keynote speakers who can share their own experiences in addressing these key climate issues.



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Photo: Sedimentation fieldwork at the McCrady Base in Columbia; Michael Hodgson.