SCIPP Co-Sponsoring Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities

NOAA, Sea Grant of Louisiana, Louisiana Department of Natural Resources Office of Coastal Management, and SCIPP are co-hosting the Climate Adaptation Training for Coastal Communities course February 25 and 26, 2013 is Baton Rouge, LA.

The Climate Adaptation for Coastal Communities training course provides participants with practical skills and information on coastal climate adaptation issues, such as relative sea level rise and higher intensity tropical storms, through a combination of presentations, facilitated discussions and group exercises. The course, taught by the NOAA Coastal Services Center, will cover local climate science and impacts, determining coastal community vulnerabilities, identifying climate related adaptation strategies and finding mechanisms to implement those strategies.

The course is being offered FREE of charge by the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program and the Louisiana Sea Grant Law and Policy Program. For more information on this course or to register please contact Mr. Jon A. Truxillo, Coastal Scientist at DNR: 225-342-3394 or by email at

For more information on this course and much more material on the data, tools, and training communities need to address vital coastal issues visit the Digital Coast at

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