Tag: Sea Level Rise

Island Science

Envisioning How to Live with Sea Level Rise

Envision Nantucket in 10 years. If you’re optimistic, you’ll be imaging our island with sea levels a foot higher than they are now.

Now envision our island community 30 years from now, with sea levels more than 3 feet higher. What can we do? How do we live with rising seas?

Envision Resilience: Designs for Living with Rising Seas is an exhibit that does just that: it presents visions of possible futures on Nantucket. Presented by Re- Main Nantucket upstairs in the Thomas Macy Warehouse at 12 Straight Wharf, this exhibit is the culmination of months of study, discussion, collaboration, and design called The Envision Resilience Nantucket Challenge.

Univeristy of Mass. Nantucket Field Station
Island Science

Impacting the Globe – The Anthropocene

~ by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station ~ This week I am fortunate to be hosting Andy Revkin for an on-island event to support the Organization of Biological Field Stations (www.obfs.org) in my role as the current President of OBFS. Andy was the science […]