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Beach SAMP Stakeholder Meeting – December 1, 2016
PLEASE JOIN US: RI CRMC Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (Beach SAMP) Stakeholder Meeting
DATE: Thursday, December 1, 2016
TIME: 6-8 pm
LOCATION: URI Narragansett Bay Campus, COASTAL INSTITUTE AUDITORIUM (Building #26 on this map)
TOPIC: RI Shoreline Change Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) Document Overview
Meeting Purpose: Learn about the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study completed in 2016 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and review the progress of the Beach SAMP project to model future shoreline change along the south coast of Rhode Island.
6:00 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Teresa Crean, URI Graduate School of Oceanography Coastal Resources Center (CRC) & RI Sea Grant
Grover Fugate, Executive Director, RI Coastal Resources Management Council
6:10 PRESENTATION: The Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Christopher Hatfield, Project Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
WEBSITE - http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/Projects-Topics/Pawcatuck-River-CSRM-Feasibility-Study/
Public Notice - http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/portals/74/docs/Topics/Pawcatuck%20River/Pawcatuck_River_Coastal_Storm_Risk_Management_Project.pdf
7:00 PRESENTATION: Projected Shoreline Change Mapping
Dr. Bryan Oakley, Geologist, Eastern Connecticut State University
7:30 Discussion and Questions
Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. in the Coastal Institute Hazard Rooms.
Please RSVP if you plan on attending to beachSAMP@etal.uri.edu.
This effort has been made possible thanks to the generous support from: the Rhode Island Bays, Rivers, and Watersheds Coordination Team; the URI Coastal Institute; Rhode Island Foundation; and the Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program.