5:00pm - 6:15pm




Free to attend

Hosted by the CIWEM Northern Ireland branch and CIWEM Republic of Ireland branch

Event description

The sixth of a series of technical talks hosted by the CIWEM Northern Ireland branch in association with the CIWEM Republic of Ireland branch.

This presentation will discuss the potential impact of future climate emergency on coastal communities across the island of Ireland. Examples of coastal regions already affected by coastal erosion or flooding will be discussed in the context of high-level management policies in Ireland.

Part of the CIWEM Climate Emergency Adaption and Resilience digital series.

Register for 3 March 2021

About the speaker

Kristopher Calder

Kristopher Calder is a Physical Oceanographer who joined the Water and Environment section of RPS in 2013. Amongst other work, he is currently engaged in a number of coastal flood and erosion risk management studies throughout Ireland including in Counties Donegal, Wexford, Fingal and Kerry.

Through met-ocean analyses and the application of numerical modelling, Kristopher has been assessing key coastal processes including flooding, storm waves, dune erosion and wave overtopping for almost 10 years.

Jonathan Cooper

Jonathan Cooper is managing director of JBA’s operations in Ireland, based in Limerick. He is Chartered Engineer and Water & Environmental Manager with over 35 years of experience in coastal, river and water resource consultancy. He was Project Director on the Lahinch coastal protection scheme and the Western CFRAM, and is currently managing flood and coastal schemes in Kilkee, Limerick, Cork, Mountmellick and Dun Laoghaire.

Booking and joining information

This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM.

This webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform and will be recorded. Please note that registrations will close 24 hours before the event starts. If you have not registered before that time, unfortunately we cannot add you to the event. You will receive an email with joining instructions after you have successfully registered for the webinar and the registration has been approved by our team. If you have any questions about your booking or would like to cancel your attendance, please contact barbara.woods@ciwem.org.

Please make sure you add this event to your calendar, all you need to do is copy the body text of the joining instruction email, go to your Calendar, create a new calendar appointment, set the start and end date and time, paste the text and click the "Save & Close" button.

If you have any queries about this talk, please contact Daniel Hogan at Daniel.hogan@rpsgroup.com.

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