Resilient Texas: Planning for Sea Level Rise

How can we interpret sea level rise data in our area?  How can we use these types of data in local coastal managment and planning decisions?  Join us as we aim to dig into these questions and examine how best to prepare for coastal flood hazards and sea level rise in our region.

Join us with special guest, Sea Level Expert John Englander ( as we investigate how to adapt to sea level rise in the coming years.  Sign up for John Englander's Newsletter HERE.

When?  Tuesday, August 8, 2017

               Registration begins at 8:45am

Workshop will run until 3:30pm with an optional Tools Cafe and Networking Opportunity following the event.

Where?  University of Texas Marine Science Institute, Marine Science Education Center Auditorium, 855 East Cotter Avenue, Port Aransas, TX 78373

Who should attend?  Municipal planners, local policy or decision-makers, resource managers, or others that integrate resiliency into their work

Cost?  FREE!  Pre-registration required.  Lunch provided.

Thank you for registering!

AICP Credits available: Event  #9131608  (CM | 7)

Workshop materials.


Please see files attached below - speaker presentations and handouts provided.  Please email if you would like to share additional resources with program participants.


Thank you to our sponsors and contributors!


slr_workshop_8.10.17_agenda_draft_v.9.pdf642 KB
stuart_carlton_sea_level_rise_tools.pdf9.02 MB
rob_hart_nws_coastal_flooding_predictions.pdf10.19 MB
kiersten_stanzel_using_slr_data_in_planning.pdf4.78 MB
tissot_nuisancefloodingpatterns_final.pdf3.72 MB
tissot_slr_spatialvariability_final.pdf4.05 MB
amanda_torres_multijurisdictional_floodplain_mgmt_plan.pdf24.96 MB
englander_port_aransas_080817_share_version.pdf3.32 MB