IDEAS Hive — Let’s Love Our Oceans

February 5 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm

« All Events

Oceans are an essential part of the social, economic and environmental health of our world. Thomas Wahl, Ph.D., dedicates his life to researching the connection between Civil Engineering and the impacts of sea level rise to the plants’ most vulnerable coastal regions. Come join us for a presentation on erosion, coastal adaptation and how we can prioritize the health of our oceans for the future.

About Thomas Wahl, Ph.D.
Thomas Wahl is an Assistant Professor for Coastal Risks and Engineering at the University of Central Florida (UCF), where he am affiliated with the Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering Department and the National Center for Integrated Coastal Research (UCF Coastal). He obtained a Diploma in 2007 and PhD in 2012 in Civil Engineering at the University of Siegen in Germany. Afterwards, he took a postdoc position at the College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida. Before joining UCF in 2017 he was a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellow of the European Union in Engineering and the Environment at the University of Southampton, UK. Through his research he connects engineering and various science disciplines (e.g., oceanography, hydrology, meteorology, climatology) to better understand the vulnerability of coastal societies, built infrastructure, and fragile ecosystems under climate change conditions. He studies changes in coastal sea levels (mean and extreme), ocean waves, and freshwater flows and the associated impacts to support the development of sustainable and resilient adaptation strategies.

Please note: If you are unable to attend a program, cancelling your reservation gives us an accurate count of how many to expect; for sold-out programs, cancelling your reservation also allows someone on the waitlist to attend in your place.
Cancelling can be done in two easy ways: by calling 407.644.2492 and selecting Option 1 to speak to a representative or by using the online ticket cancellation option in your original confirmation email from Eventbrite.

Get In Touch

Organizer

IDEAS for Us
Email:
clay@ideasforus.org
Website:
https://ideasforus.org/branches/st-pete/

Venue

pin Center for Health & Wellbeing
2005 Mizell Ave
Winter Park, FL 32792 United States
+ Google Map
Register