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Coastal Conversations 12/23/16

Producer/Host: Natalie Springuel
Studio Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Maine coastal and ocean issues

Program Topic: Waterfront Communities Prepare for Climate Change

Key Discussion Points:
What are some of the impacts of climate change that waterfront communities in Maine are already seeing?
How do these changes, such as sea level rise and increased storm frequency and strength, impact waterfront infrastructure?
What are tools that these municipalities can use to predict and address climate change impacts?

Judy East, Washington County Council of Governments
Tora Johnson, University of Maine at Machias
Jennifer Curtis, Maine Floodplain Management Program
Pete Slovinsky, Maine Geological Survey