TRB will conduct a webinar on July 28, 2014, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm ET that will cover the practitioners' guide portion of NCHRP Report 750: Strategic Issues Facing Transportation, Volume 2: Climate Change, Extreme Weather Events, and the Highway System: Practitioner’s Guide and Research Report
. Participants must register in advance of the webinar, and there is a fee for non-TRB Sponsor or non-TRB Sustaining Affiliate employees.
This webinar will provide a brief overview of climate modeling and will introduce a diagnostic framework for conducting adaptation planning for transportation. Webinar presenters will discuss potential impacts of different climate stressors, the potential impacts of climate change on maintenance and operations, and the types of strategies available to planners and engineers.
Michael Meyer, Parsons Brinckerhoff
Michael Flood, Parsons Brinckerhoff
Jake Keller, Parsons Brinckerhoff
Moderated by: Ed Harrigan, Transportation Research Board
PART 1: Overview of the climate adaptation planning process and expected impacts
PART 2: Modeling and data issues
PART 3: Climate adaptation and facility design
PART 4: Summary
PART 5: Question and answer session
The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
Describe the major steps in adaptation planning;
Summarize the different types of impact that transportation officials might be facing from climate-induced changes;
Discuss how climate models work and how they interact with more traditional transportation models and analysis tools; and
Identify the possible implications of climate change on facility design and system operations/management.
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There is no fee for employees of TRB Sponsors
or TRB Sustaining Affiliates
who register using their work email address. In addition to employees of TRB sponsor organizations, the following are eligible to receive complimentary webinar registration:
TRB and National Academies employees;
Chairs of TRB standing committees, sections, or groups;
CRP panel members who were involved with developing the report or project that is the subject of the webinar;
Members of the media;
Employees of tribal governments; and
Members of Congress or their staff.
Other sites must pay $89 per site. View our pricing page
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar has been approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please make sure that you register for this session and log-in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session.
To report your CM credits, visit http://www.planning.org/cm
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3. Select Add Credits
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Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu
This Summary Last Modified On: 7/18/2014