Planning for Sea Level Rise and Flooding in Hampton Roads

Virginia Sea Grant, Old Dominion University and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission plan and host quarterly meetings to bring together professionals in adaptation. Among those who participate include local municipal government staff, scientific experts, private sector engineers, state and federal agency staff, NGOs and other stakeholders. The quarterly forums are hosted to facilitate regional coordination, the exchanging of information and particularly the sharing of best practices in adaptation. See photos and video of forum here

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Forum Topics Date
Measuring and Evaluating Resilience October 11, 2019
Moving Forward with Coastal Adaptation July 12, 2019
Resilient Shorelines for Multiple Benefits May 10, 2019
Systems Approaches for Resilient Infrastructure February 22, 2019
Resilience and Environmental Quality October 19, 2018
Designing for Resilience July 20, 2018
Adaptation Policy May 11, 2018
Infrastructure Resilience February 23, 2018
New and Updated Science and Projects October 13, 2017
The Next Step to Resilience- Projects and Ideas July 28, 2017
Modeling and Managing Extreme Precipitation May 19, 2017
Engaging Residents in Resilience  February 24, 2017
Adaptive Structures and Innovative Solutions September 29, 2016
The Latest in Sea Level Rise Science July 29, 2016
Planning for Resilience in Hampton Roads May 6, 2016
Cultural Institutions Reaching Out to Residents February 18, 2016
Beyond Toolkits: Adaptation Strategies and Lessons October 30, 2015
Communicating Frequent Flooding July 24, 2015
Megaproject Protective Structures for Hampton Roads May 22, 2015
Storm Surge Modeling Tools for Planning and Response January 23, 2015
Comparing Flooding and Sea Level Rise Risk Assessment Tools September 19, 2014
Addressing Current and Future Vulnerability through Floodplain Management March 28, 2014
Quantifying Risks and Moving Forward October 2, 2013
Best Practices and Communications Strategies for Adapting to Sea Level Rise and Flooding July 10, 2013
Regional Sea Level Rise Assessment, Adaptation and Flood Mitigation Projects March 13, 2013
Best Practices for Adapting to Sea Level Rise and Flooding November 16, 2012