Katherine Kahl

Extension Assistant Professor, Sustainable Fisheries & Coastal Resilience · University of Massachusetts Amherst

Katherine Kahl studies sustainable fisheries and coastal resilience needs and is an expert of growing the "blue economy."

Blue Economy Sustainable Fisheries Coastal Ecosystems

Michael Savarese, Ph.D.

Expert in sea-level rise and environmental change · Florida Gulf Coast University

Michael Savarese studies the history of environmental change in coastal areas and how this can inform the future.

Conservation Paleobiology Geologic History of Southwest Florida Climate Change Coastal Geology Sea Level Rise

Christine Angelini

Associate Professor/Director · Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering

Christine Angelini is the founder and director of the Center for Coastal Solutions and is an expert in coastal ecosystems and restoration.

Water Quality Nature-based Solutions Coastal Engineering Coastal Ecology Coastal Resilience

Katy Serafin

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Katy Serafin researches extreme sea levels, coastal flooding and erosion hazards.

Coastal Resilience Coastal Hazards Compound Events Extreme Events Flooding

Tom Ford

Senior Lecturer in the Environmental Science Program; Co-Executive Director of the Coastal Research Institute · Loyola Marymount University

Seaver College of Science and Engineering

Colin Polsky, Ph.D.

Director of the Florida Center for Environmental Studies · Florida Atlantic University

Colin Polsky is trained as a geographer, specializing in the human dimensions of global environmental change.

U.S. Climate Vulnerabilities Geography Humanities Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Mathematics