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Webinar to focus on climate-change community adaptation tool

By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Feb 27,  2012

A free webinar on Thursday, March 1, will illustrate the use of the Vulnerability and Consequences Adaptation Planning Scenarios (VCAPS) tool. The VCAPS process can be used to increase the shared understanding of climate-related impacts on coastal communities between local officials, municipal staff and other stakeholders.

Jessica Whitehead of the North Carolina and South Carolina Sea Grant college programs and Seth Tuler and Tom Webler, both of the Social Environmental Research Institute, will share how this tool has been used in coastal communities to promote discussion and learning. Information for joining the online meeting and call-in information is as follows:

Topic: VCAPS Training 
Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012 
Time: 1 p.m., Central Standard Time 
Meeting Number: 807 727 554 
Meeting Password: vcaps2012

Audio Dial-in Information: 
Call-in Number: 1-888-848-0190 
Participant PIN: 8237967#

To join the online meeting (Now from mobile devices!) 
1. Go to https://masgc.webex.com/masgc/j.php?ED=171326387&UID=0&PW=NZGI4M2YxYWQ2&RT=MiM3 
2. If requested, enter your name and e-mail address. 
3. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: vcaps2012 
4. Click "Join."

To view in other time zones or languages, click this link: 
https://masgc.webex.com/masgc/j.php?ED=171326387&UID=0&PW=NZGI4M2YxYWQ2&ORT=MiM3
 
The webinar is sponsored by the National  Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Gulf of Mexico Coastal Storms Program and the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium.

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