October 2013. State of the Climate: New JerseyRutgers Climate Institute releases State of the Climate: New Jersey highlighting information related to temperature, precipitation and sea level rise for New Jersey. You can find the report .
October 2013. Bridging the Climate Divide: Conference Materials Available
October 14, 2013: Rutgers Climate Institute hosted Bridging the Climate Divide: Informing the Response to Hurricane Sandy and Implications for Future Vulnerability. The conference highlighted the scholarship that Rutgers' faculty and staff continue to bring to the climate change arena. The keynote address was delivered by Joseph J. Seneca, professor of environmental economics and policy at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, on "Sandy, Climate Policy, and Rutgers: An Overview." Read more here.
What does sea level rise look like in NJ?
Lab Director, Professor David Bushek notes, "This is the height of a typical fall (October or November) spring tide. When built over 100 years ago, the permit to build was 1 foot above high tide. It rarely flooded when I was a grad student in early 1990s. The surge from Hurricane Sandy was at least three feet higher than shown here."
Bridging the Climate Divide
Save The Date! October 14, 2013. Bridging the Climate Divide: Informing the Response to Hurricane Sandy and Implications for Future Vulnerability.
This conference is open to the Rutgers community and public highlighting the scholarship that Rutgers faculty and staff continue to bring to the climate change arena in commemoration of the 1st anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. Cook Campus Center.