As part of the global climate action summit, The Exploratorium, California State Coastal Conservancy, San Francisco Estuary Institute, and SPUR are hosting an interdisciplinary panel:
Julie Beagle will be discussing how science can inform planning related to sea level rise and other climate impacts.
Piers 15/17, San Francisco, CA
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The challenges of accelerating sea level rise and aging shoreline infrastructure are creating a once-in-a-century opportunity to redesign the Bay shore. Originally constructed with little regard for the Bay, the future shoreline can more successfully integrate the natural and built environments to make a healthier shore for both the Bay and local communities. New shoreline design approaches must incorporate the complex ecological and physical processes of our urbanized estuary while anticipating the future challenges of climate change and extreme weather.