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Perspectives on Saltwater Intrusion

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January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Florida Water & Climate Alliance Webinar
Perspectives on Saltwater Intrusion



  • Welcome and Introduction to the FloridaWCA
  • FloridaWCA Project Updates on Integrating NASA Earth Systems Data into Decision-Making Tools of Member Utilities
  • Vasu Misra, Ph.D., Professor of Meteorology, Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies, Florida State University
  • Perspectives on Saltwater Intrusion
  • Decision Making Under Uncertainty: A Water Supply Infrastructure Planning Tool: Tirusew Asefa, P.E., Ph.D., Manager, Planning & System Decision Support, Tampa Bay Water
  • Intake Structure Siting Evaluation on the Lower Peace River Using Sea Level Rise Scenarios: Daniel Roberts, Environmental Specialist, Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority
  • Mark Elsner, P.E., Bureau Chief, Water Supply Bureau, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD)
  • Sea Level Rise, Saltwater Intrusion and Mangrove Migration: An Ecosystem Restoration Perspective: Fred Sklar, Ph.D., Director, Everglades Systems, SFWMD; Gina Paduano Ralph, Ph.D., Lead Scientist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District
  • Maryland’s Plan to Adapt to Saltwater Intrusion and Salinization: Debbie Herr Cornwell, PLA, ASLA, Resource Conservation Planner, Maryland Department of Planning
  • Panel Discussion; Q&A with Audience
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Facilitator: Karen Schlatter, Research Coordinator, University of Florida Water Institute; Coordinator, Florida Water & Climate Alliance



January 18

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Via webinar