Planning for Sea Level Rise: Adapting Coastal Infrastructure

UC Irvine University Club

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Affiliates

of The Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine

Invites you to attend the 2012 Fall Quarterly Meeting:

"Planning for Sea Level Rise: Adapting Coastal Infrastructure"

  Friday, November 9, 2012

7:00 to 9:00 a.m.

 UC Irvine University Club

801 E. Peltason Drive

Irvine, California  92697


Registration and Full Buffet Breakfast - 7:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks -7:30 a.m.

Neil Barnsdale – President, CEE Affiliates

Program -7:45 a.m.

Professor Brett Sanders, Ph.D. – Chair, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

"The Rise and Fall of the Ocean: A Story of Tides, Waves and Long Term Trends"


Presentations to Include:

"Atlantis is Sinking, Man the Life Boats-Port of Long Beach Plans for Sea Level Rise”

Douglas A. Thiessen, P.E., Managing Director of Engineering, Port of Long Beach

"Newport Beach Plans for Sea Level Rise-Balboa Island Case Study"

Robert Stein, Assistant City Engineer, City of Newport Beach

"A Recipe for Accurate Coastal Flood Mapping in Urbanized Coastal Lowlands"

Timu Gallien, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, UC Irvine


Admission $30 at the door - Includes Full Breakfast Buffet

Please R.S.V.P. to April Heath by Monday, November 5, 2012 at 949.824.0584 or

Complimentary parking available. Free admission for UCI Students.

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