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Editor: Michelle Covi.

Contributions should be sent to mcovi at odu.edu. Preferred format is plain text or word document files with figure provided as separate files in a standard graphical format (jpg, gif, tiff, png, ...). Newsletter contributions should be concise reports on events, publications, developments, or recent findings of relevance to the CCSLR. Submissions will be published online after review by the editor. A printed version of the newsletter will be produced twice a year. The next printed version is planned to be produced in June 2014 (Spring 2014).


CURRENT ISSUE — SPRING 2014

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Contents

  • Rising to the Challenge: Conference on Sea Level Rise
    Michelle Covi
    On June 30, 2014, Old Dominion University hosted a meeting organized by U. S. Senator Tim Kaine along with U. S. Representatives Scott Rigell, Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, and Rob Whitman along with Norfolk Mayor Paul Fraim and Virginia Beach Mayor Will Sessoms. Read more ...
  • Climate Change Science at ODU
    Larry Atkinson
    No matter what you call it there are many researchers at ODU doing research that includes consideration of the earth’s climate, how it is changing and the effects of those changes. Read more ...
  • Looking Back at Events in Spring 2014
    Michelle Covi
    During the period from January to June 2014, a number of events related to CCSLRI and the new Mitigation and Adaptation Research Institute, which was announced at the Tech Surge event, took place. Read the summary ...
  • MTS-organized TechSurge at ODU set the stage for a national Pilot Project in Hampton Roads
    Eric Jabs
    The 3-4 June 2014 “TechSurge” at ODU sponsored by the Marine Technology Society grew into a signature event that has advanced Hampton Roads' collaboration on sea level rise mitigation. Read more ...
  • Undergraduates Spend Summer Researching Climate Change with REU Program at ODU
    Katherine Filippino
    This summer, the Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences Department (OEAS) at ODU is hosting nine undergraduate students as part of the Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Read more ...
  • Sea Level Rise “Whole of Government” Pilot Project
    Ray Toll
    The Mitigation and Adaptation Research Institute is partnering with Hampton Roads-based federal, state and local governments, the Planning District Commission, and industry on a two-year mitigation and adaptation pilot project. This project will be developed using a “whole of government” approach to tackling the complex inter-governmental challenges of preparing for the impact of climate change and sea level rise. Read more ...
  • Fifth Meeting of the Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise/Flooding Adaptation Forum
    Michelle Covi
    The fifth meeting of the Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise/ Flooding Adaptation forum took place on March 28, 2014. Over 70 people attended the meeting at ODU's Ted Constant Convocation Center. Read more ...
  • CCSLRI leads annual ODU workshop for teachers
    Aaron Karp
    On Saturday 22 February 2014, ODU's annual United Nations simulation conference featured a workshop on climate change and sea level rise. The event for high school teachers presented major challenges for economic, geographic and social adjustment and American policy-making. Titled “The Touchy World of Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Natural Science, Social Science, Philosophy and Psychology,” ... Read more ...

Newsletter Archive

Spring 2014: Contents
Rising to the Challenge: Conference on Sea Level Rise
Climate Change Science at ODU
Looking Back at Events in Spring 2014
MTS-organized TechSurge at ODU set the stage for a national Pilot Project in Hampton Roads
Undergraduates Spend Summer Researching Climate Change with REU Program at ODU
Sea Level Rise “Whole of Government” Pilot Project
Fifth Meeting of the Hampton Roads Sea Level Rise/Flooding Adaptation Forum
CCSLRI leads annual ODU workshop for teachers
Summer 2013: Contents
Thoughts from the Co-Directors 2
Topical Updates 6
Promotions and Tenure 6
Climate Change Adaptation Specialist 6
Visiting CCSLRI Fellow in Insurance 6
ODU CCSLRI Continues Productive Partnership with Virginia Sea Grant and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission on Sea Level Rise Adaptation/Flooding Forum 7
ODU's Ezer and Colleagues Published Most Viewed Paper for April 2013 8
Atkinson, Ezer and Smith Published in Law and Policy Journal 8
CCSLRI Sponsors Faculty Travel to Conferences 9
Winter 2012/13: Contents
Thoughts from the Director 2
Recent CCSLRI Activities 3
ODU Oceanographer Publishes Research on SLR Acceleration 3
ODU CCSLRI and the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering Partners with Virginia Sea Grant and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission on SLR Adaptation Forum 3
“Climate in the Classroom” Networking Luncheon 4
CCSLRI Faculty and Students a Strong Presence at Oceans'12 Marine Technology Society Hampton Roads Conference: Papers, Workshops, Exhibits 4
CCSLRI Featured by Public Radio 5
Proposals Funded 5
Victoria Hill, Assistant Research Professor and Graduate Student Coordinator in the Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 5
Regina C. Karp, Associate Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in International Studies 6
Upcoming Events — Local 7
Upcoming Events — National 7
ODU Faculty Papers/Talks/Interviews/Book Chapters 8
Faculty Focus — Dr. Dennis Darby 8
Summer 2012: Contents
Thoughts from the Director 2
Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Mini-Symposium 2
Faculty News 3
Recent Events 6
Funding Opportunities 6
Upcoming Events 7
Interdisciplinary Research 7
Spring 2012: Contents
Thoughts from the Coordinator 1
ODU Supports Interdisciplinary Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Research 3
Networking with other universities 5
Recent Events 5
Insurance Executive Speaks at ODU on Increased Risk and Protection from Flooding 5
Interviews Conducted in Search for Senior Faculty Position in Climate Change and Sea Level Rise 5
Upcoming Events 5
CC/SLRI-relevant courses at ODU 6
Websites 7
Summer 2011: Contents
ODU CC/SLRI Website 2
Coming Events 3
This fall we will have another 'Titley Event'. Current thoughts are to have a person from the global re-insurance industry 3
ODU supports interdisciplinary climate change sea level rise research 3
Grasses and Ticks Meet 5
An early success with four Colleges 5
Local, Regional, National News 5
Government Reports 6
Non-Governmental Reports 7