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December 10, 2013

Group to hear about coastal vulnerability, adaptation

NEWBURYPORT — University of New Hampshire professor Paul Kirshen will be the guest speaker when members of the organization known as Storm Surge meet Monday at the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge Center.

The free lecture begins at 7 p.m.

His topic is: “How Do We Assess Vulnerability and Plan to Adapt.”

Kirshen had 30 years of experience dealing with water resources and climate change.

Organization leaders say he has recently developed adaptation strategies for urban infrastructures in several New England cities, investigating the impacts of increased coastal flooding.

The professor serves on several state commissions in New Hampshire focusing on climate-change adaptation.

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