gulfport

Training our younger residents to fight flooding

Gulfport, MS: Dr. Chris J. Anderson from Auburn University is giving a lecture and field trip today on the role of wetlands in managing flooding. In attendance are students from Gulfport High. The lecture will go towards the final grade of these excited students. The lecture series is coordinated by Higher Ground member, EEECHO, thanks to our partnership with the Thriving Earth Exchange of the American Geophysical Union.

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Students and Residents get Trained by Scientists

Gulfport, MS. Scientists are helping residents and students in flood prone areas get trained on climate change, flooding and wetlands science, thanks to our partnership with the Thriving Earth Exchange of the American Geophysical Union. The scientists - Renee Collini, Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium; Chris Anderson, Auburn University; and Gianna Cothren, University of New Orleans - are working with Higher Ground member, EEECHO to help find solutions to flooding in the areas.