Join me in a discussion of sea level and coastlines as places of scientific and political uncertainty! Saturday, July 29, 1:00 PM at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, 900 Beach Street, San Francisco.
Measurement and Meaning: Rising Sea Levels and Sinking Elevations
From our local SF tide gauge, “the nation’s oldest continually operating tidal observation station,” to the concept of global mean sea level, this lecture, presented by Assistant Professor Kate Sammler, will discuss the historical development of sea level as a vertical datum, and the geopolitical and geophysical implications of rising seas.
2017 Blue Room Lecture Series Launched: Public Talks on History, Art, Literature, and Conservation of the Sea
A Slate of Free Programs Hosted by San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. In Partnership with The California State University Maritime Academy.