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Nantucket Coastal Conference

June 6, 2017
Nantucket Atheneum Great Hall, Nantucket, Mass.


Coastal Change
Rob Thieler, USGS –Woods Hole, Center Director

Coastal Erosion

Shifting Sands and the Shorelines of Nantucket
Andrew Ashton, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Sconset Geotube Update
Maria Hartnett, Epsilon Associates;

Twenty-three Years of Monitoring Sciasconset, MA
Mitch Buck, Woods Hole Group

Coastal Retreat at Town Landings
Chris Miller, Town of Brewster

Squibnocket Resilience Project
Chuck Hodgkinson, Town of Chilmark

Coastal Floodplain Management

Mapping Inundation via Storm Tide Pathways: Report
Mark Borrelli and Steve Mague, Center for Coastal Studies (CCS)

CRS –Flood Insurance Discount
Shannon Jarbeau, Cape Cod Cooperative Extension (CCCE)

Wind and Energy

Block Island Wind Farm
John O’Keefe, Deepwater Wind

MV Cable Project
Les Smith, Epsilon Associates

Panel Discussion

Brad Washburn, Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management
Rob Thieler, US Geological Survey
Mark Borrelli, Center for Coastal Studies
Dave Fronzuto, Town of Nantucket

Planning Committee

Greg Berman, Woods Hole Sea Grant & Cape Cod Cooperative Extension

Steve McKenna, Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management

Dave Fronzuto, EM & Marine Safety Coordinator, Town of Nantucket

Amy Jenness, Adult Program Coordinator, Nantucket Atheneum

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