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Michael Pasquier Lecture – Fall 2013

  Stories and Storytellers: The role of arts and humanities in coastal protection and restoration   Michael Pasquier invites scientists, engineers, and designers to consider how we are all active participants in the evolving story of coastal living in Louisiana. Through the arts and humanities, Michael argues, the perspectival distance...

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Steven Hall Lecture – Fall 2013

Associate Professor and Graduate Chair, Biological & Agricultural Engineering Dr. Hall’s work focuses on physical and biological properties of three-dimensional artificial reefs. He holds a PhD from Cornell University in instrumentation and control in biological systems, an MS from the University of California – Davis in energy and biosystems, and...

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Kristina Hill Lecture – Spring 2013

Unpacking the Urban Pier: Sun, Sand Spits, and Spectacle on the Shoreline On May 10th  Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning, College of Environmental Design, UC Berkeley Dr. Hill presented her recent explorations of the potential for urban shorelines to offer a meaningful spectacle of environmental change as...

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Thomas Colbert Lecture – Spring 2013

Designing the Texas Coast On April 30, Thomas Colbert gave an overview of current Texas coastal design and planning responses to the challenges of severe weather events, climate change, and rapid growth. His interests include research into architecture and the modern city, especially the cultural and technological forces that shape the...

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Peg Staeheli Lecture – Spring 2013

Skim the Surface – and Dive Deep: Envisioning the Future of Urban Stormwater Management Founding Principal, SvR Design Company Peg Staeheli spoke on April 12th on the move from pilot projects to Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) as well as leveraging the economic benefits of integrating GSI, thinking through the details to achieve...

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