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Beach Samp Stakeholder Meeting

April 21, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

erosionHow Can Coastal Engineering Contribute to Resilient Coastal Communities?

Coastal engineering can counteract some of the processes and forces attacking our shorelines and communities, but what are the practical and financial limits?

Christopher P. Jones,  P.E., will speak to this question. Mr. Jones is a registered professional engineer specializing in coastal hazard identification, hazard mitigation and coastal engineering. He has over 30 years experience as a practicing engineer and has worked throughout the United States and abroad on studies and projects related to flood hazard mapping and map revisions, flood loss estimation modeling, post-disaster damage investigations, flood-resistant design and construction, building codes and standards, coastal setback studies, beach management plans, and beach nourishment.

DATE: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
TIME: 6-8 pm
LOCATION: URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute Auditorium

Pizza will be served at 5:30 p.m. Please RSVP if you plan on attending to beachSAMP@etal.uri.edu

This Beach SAMP stakeholder meeting is cosponsored by RI Flood Mitigation Association (RIFMA).  Approved for 2 CEC’s for Certified Floodplain Managers.


April 21, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Beach SAMP


Coastal Institute Auditorium, URI GSO Bay campus
215 south ferry rd
Narragansett, RI 02882 United States
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