Sea-Level Rise and the Fate of Coastal Ecosystems

8:00–9:00 pm
Zoom Webinar

Organizer: UChicago Yuen Campus in Hong Kong

Jun.
24

Dr. Anne Giblin will discuss the current projections for sea-level rise over the next century and what impact high rates of sea-level rise could have on coastal ecosystems. The talk will focus on Atlantic salt marshes and mangroves, highlighting the tremendous impact that the invasion of Spartina alterniflora is having on coastal ecosystems in the Pacific.

Anne Giblin is the Interim Director of the Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL).  She is also the lead Principal Investigator for the Plum Island Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research site, a large integrated watershed, estuarine and salt marsh site in the Northeastern US.

Learn more about MBL’s work on oceans and climate change through these mini-series episodes of One.5°.

June 24, 2021
8:00pm      Hong Kong | Beijing | Singapore
5:30pm      Delhi
2:00pm      Paris
1:00pm      London
7:00am      Chicago

Speaker

Dr. Anne Giblin
Interim Director of the Ecosystems Center
Marine Biological Laboratory

Moderator

Mark Barnekow (MBA '88)
Executive Director
The University of Chicago Francis and Rose Yuen Campus in Hong Kong


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