The Cascadia CoPes Hub and Cascadia Coastal Hazards RCN holds joint seminar series on the first Thursday of every month from 9-10am Pacific Time.

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AY2022- 2023 Seminars

Upcoming Seminars

June 1, 2023 – TBD – “Cascadia CoPes Hub research advances”

Past Seminars

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

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

March 2, 2023 – Samantha Chisholm Hatfield (OSU), 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 (UW) – “Near-trench Deformation from Seafloor Geodesy on the Cascadia Subduction Zone”

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

December 1, 2022 – “Mainstreaming Disaster Preparedness“- Lan Nguyen, University of San Diego

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

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

AY2021- 2022 Seminars

October 7, 2021- Cascadia CoPes Hub Intro

November 4, 2021 – Cascadia CoPes Hub/ RCN Seminar
Jenny Suckale (Stanford University)– “Rethinking disaster risk mitigation for a changing world”

January 6, 2022- Cascadia CoPes Hub/RCN Seminar
Glenn Rix (Geosyntec Consultants) – “The Future of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program”

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

March 3, 2022- Cascadia CoPes Hub/RCN Seminar
Maximilian Dixon (WA EMD)- “Assessment of Vertical Evacuation on the outer coast of Washington”

April 7, 2022- Cascadia CoPes Hub/RCN Seminar
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.”

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

June 2, 2022 – Cascadia CoPes Hub/RCN Seminar
Thomas Whal (University of Central Florida) – “Coastal compound flooding from continental to local scale”