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Winter Seminar

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Saturday 21 January 2017, 02:00pm - 04:00pm
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Brought to you by the Cruise Committee. This month's topic:

Hurricanes and Storm Surges:  Long-term Impact on the Chesapeake Bay.hurricane

Dr. William C Boicourt, Center for Environmental Science, University of Maryland Horn Point. Find out when the next threatening hurricane is due to hit, and how this will affect our region and the local maritime industry.

Dr Boicourt, world-recognized expert in physical oceanography will share data on the Chesapeake Bay, including his newest study on the topic.  This is a not-to-be missed seminar for anyone interested in coastal flooding, or climate change. 

Reservations not required, but requested to help us plan. Thanks!


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About Our Speaker:

William C. Boicourt, PhD.

Horn Point Laboratory, University of Maryland Ctr Environmental Science

PhD: Johns Hopkins University, Physical Oceanography

Prof. Horn Point Laboratory, Univ MD Center for Environmental Science

B.H. Ketchum Award, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Physical oceanography, estuarine/continental shelf circulation, systems. 

Xie, X., M. Li, W. C. Boicourt (2016) Baroclinic effects on wind-driven lateral circulation in Chesapeake Bay. In Revision: Journal of Physical Oceanography

Location Conference Room