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NOAA Offering Coastal Hazard Seminars February 4 and 5

February 4, 2019
February 5, 2019

NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management is offering two training seminars on coastal hazards. Both courses will be held at the College of Charleston Joseph P. Riley Center for Livable Communities (176 Lockwood Blvd, Charleston) from 8:30 – 4:30. 

Feb 4 pilot – Coastal Hazards Awareness Training Pilot

Follow this link to register – https://ndptc.hawaii.edu/training/delivery/2366/

As an awareness-level course, this course will provide participants a general understanding of the risks associated with coastal hazards, introduce methods of assessing that risk, and describe tools to help prepare for, plan for, and reduce those risks to coastal communities.

Feb 5 pilot – Coastal Hazard Assessment and Planning Tools

Follow this link to register – https://ndptc.hawaii.edu/training/delivery/2367/

As a performance-level course, this course will provide a detailed overview of the tools and technologies available to assess the hazards and the vulnerabilities of coastal communities.   These tools include real-time data collection tools and technologies, as well as web-based assessment tools, such as NOAA’s Digital Coast tools.  The course will include a guided exercise in which participants will learn to apply these tools in conducting a vulnerability assessment in their coastal communities.  This course will build on the first course of the series, Coastal Hazards Awareness, by supplementing the awareness knowledge with tools and skills for practical use.


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