The Cascadia CoPes Hub and Cascadia Coastal Hazards RCN holds joint seminar series on the first Thursday of every month from 9-10 am Pacific Time.
Register now for the 2023-2024 Seminar Series, starting on September 7, 2023.

AY2023- 2024 Seminars

September 7, 2023 – Patrick Barnard (USGS) – “Supporting coastal resilience with the Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS)”. Seminar slides can be viewed here.

Upcoming seminars

October 5, 2023 – Rachel Dryden (Rand corporation) and Annette Patton (Sitka Sound Science Center)

November 2, 2023 – Brett Maurer (University of Washington)

December 7, 2023 – Rebecca Smyth (NOAA)

AY2022- 2023 Seminars

June 1, 2023 – Ana Spalding (Oregon State University) – “Assessing Coastal Community Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change:  Pathways to resilient coastal futures”

May 4, 2023 – Jamie Vickery (University of Washington) – “Towards More Inclusive Risk Communication and Emergency Planning: Communicating Risk to Those Living Unhoused”

April 6, 2023 – A.R. Siders (University of Delaware) – “The Administrator’s Dilemma in Relocation as Adaptation”

March 2, 2023 – Samantha Chisholm Hatfield (Oregon State University), Emma Norman (NWIC), Michelle Johnson-Jennings (UW) – “Topic: Data sovereignty and Institutional Review Boards: How to collaborate respectfully and inclusively with Tribal and non-Tribal governments and peoples in Cascadia coastal areas”

February 2, 2023 – David Schmidt (University of Washington) – “Near-trench Deformation from Seafloor Geodesy on the Cascadia Subduction Zone”

January 5, 2023 – Sara McBride (USGS) – “Advancing Social Science Research Strategies for Earthquake Preparedness”

December 1, 2022 – Lan Nguyen, (University of San Diego) – “Mainstreaming Disaster Preparedness”

November 3, 2022 – Alexander Brown, (Cal Poly Humboldt) – “Research on the Vulnerability to Sea Level Rise of the Humboldt Bay Spent Nuclear Fuel Site and Community-led Future Planning”

October 6, 2022 – Rick Wilson, (California Geological Survey); Rocky Lopes, previously at the National Weather Services – Co-Chairs on the TSTAP – “Observations, Findings, and Recommendations from the NOAA Tsunami Science & Technology Advisory Panel (TSTAP)”

AY2021- 2022 Seminars

June 2, 2022 – Thomas Whal (University of Central Florida) – “Coastal compound flooding from continental to local scale”

May 5, 2022 – Diego Melgar (University of Oregon) – “Who cares about the Earthquake? Towards Real-Time Hazards Forecasting Systems with Machine Learning”

April 7, 2022- Billy Sweet (NOAA) – “Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States: Updated Mean Projections and Extreme Water Level Probabilities Along U.S. Coastlines.”

March 3, 2022- Maximilian Dixon (WA EMD)- “Assessment of Vertical Evacuation on the outer coast of Washington”

February 3, 2022- Elyssa Tappero (WA EMD), Carrie Garrison-Laney (WA Sea Grant), and Randy Leveque (UW) – “Modeling maritime tsunami hazards in Washington”

January 6, 2022- Glenn Rix (Geosyntec Consultants) – “The Future of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program”

November 4, 2021 – Jenny Suckale (Stanford University)– “Rethinking disaster risk mitigation for a changing world”

October 7, 2021- Cascadia CoPes Hub Intro