After Hours Lecture at VIMS – Virginia’s Barrier Islands: Breakneck change in a rapidly changing world
January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Barrier islands and their marshes and bays are home to diverse ecological communities and large-scale infrastructure. Although they are a seemingly permanent feature of our coasts, these islands are among the most rapidly-changing landscapes on earth. No barrier island system on the US East Coast changes as swiftly as those found along Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Join us as Dr. Christopher Hein shares the geology, human history, and modern change seen along barrier islands in Virginia and around the world.
This is the January installment of the 2019 After Hours Lecture Series. All After Hours lectures take place at 7:00 pm in Watermen’s Hall on the VIMS campus, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Reservations to this free, public lecture are required due to limited space. Visit www.vims.edu/events or call 804-684-7061 to register or to find out more information about this and future After Hours lectures.
Can’t attend in person? The lecture is also offered as a live-streamed webinar. Register for the webinar at www.vims.edu/events.