SLSC-experts-visit-whitehouseThe Cherry Blossoms were in full bloom this week in Washington, D.C. as FIU’s researchers briefed the White House and Congress on the emerging threat of Sea Level Rise and administration alumni welcomed Miami-Dade Commission Chairman Jean Monestime to the city.

In advance of President Barack Obama’s visit to the Everglades this week, FIU’s leading environmental researchers met with White House officials to advocate for greater interagency coordination with South Florida research and adaptation partners on the emerging threat of rising tides.

Todd Crowl, FIU’s Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC) director, and Evelyn Gaiser, School of Environment, Arts and Society (SEAS) interim executive director, were joined by Henry Artigues of the Division of Research as they met with Presidential advisers, including from the Council on Environmental Quality and Office of Science Technology Policy. More information >>

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