NOAA-CREST Symposium 2013


Eight Annual NOAA-Crest Symposium

Climate and Extreme Weather Impacts on Urban Coastal Communities

The City College of the City University of New York

In collaboration with

CUNY, Earth Systems Remote Sensing Institute (CREST)

Columbia University, Columbia Water Center (CWC)

Columbia University, Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN)

NJIT, Center for Natural Resources  (CNR)

Stevens Institute of Technology, The Center for Maritime Systems (CMS)


The Eight Annual NOAA-Crest Symposium was held on June 5-6, 2013 was a great success in bringing together individuals from different research areas to discuss urban coastal environmental issues.

Among the attendees were research scholars from NJIT's Center for Natural Resources (CNR), who contributed to the event by sharing their research.

Dr. Michael Weinstein, Senior Scientist at the CNR Center presented on impact of climate change and hurricanes on coastal embayments. (Abstract)

Dr. Firas Saleh and Mr. Leo Geng presented on the ecological impact of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey shorelines. (Abstract)