Academic Year 2013-2014

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Panelists discussing the film screening of "Shored Up" from left to right include Tim Dillingham, (American Littoral Society), Jeffrey Gebert (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers), Benjamin Horton (Rutgers University) and Norbert Psuty (Rutgers University). The moderator is Anthony Broccoli, (Rutgers University).

On February 24, 2014, Rutgers Climate Institute (RCI), in collaboration with the Cook Campus Dean and six other groups, co-hosted a film screening of Shored Up which drew over 170 students, faculty, and members of the public to the Cook Campus Center on the New Brunswick campus. Shored Up is a documentary that focuses on the impacts and risks of sea-level change on coastal communities from New Jersey to North Carolina. The film screening was followed by a panel discussion, featuring several experts who also appeared in the film. Panelists included Tim Dillingham, Executive Director of the American Littoral Society; Benjamin Horton, Professor, Rutgers University, Institute of Marine and Coastal Science; Jeffrey A. Gebert, Chief, Coastal Planning Section, US Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District and Norbert Psuty, Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University Institute of Marine and Coastal Science. RCI Co-director, Anthony Broccoli, Professor, Rutgers University, Environmental Science, moderated the panel. Read more about the film screening and panel discussion at the Daily Targum.


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Event Sponsors: Rutgers Climate Institute, Cook Campus Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, Environmental Science Graduate Student Association, Rutgers Meteorology Club, Rutgers Environmental Science and Engineering Club, Rutgers Undergraduate Geography Society, and the Rutgers Oceanography Club. 


Video of Shored Up panel discussion