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Climate Connections Workshop: Greenville


December 12, 2017




Greenville, SC


SC State Climatology Office


The SC State Climatology Office in collaboration with the Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments (CISA) and the SC Water Resources Center is hosting a one-day eductional workshop in Greenville, SC.

The workshop, entitled “Weathering the Storm: Impacts of Extremes on South Carolina’s Natural and Built Environment“, will cover topics such as recent extreme events, flood risks, dam safety, surface water modeling, and wildfire risks and impacts.


  • Hurricanes, Drought, Rain Bombs, and More
    • An overview of recent extreme events affecting South Carolina
    • Hope Mizzell, SC State Climatologist
  • How Flashy is Your Flood Risk? 
    • Understanding roles and responsibilities and the National Flood Insurance Program
    • Maria Cox Lamm, SC Flood Mitigation Program Coordinator
  • After the Flood
    • Revitalization of the SC Dam Safety Program
    • Jill Stewart, SC Dam Safety Director
  • Climate Impacts to the Built Environment
    • Extreme Impacts to Transportation Infrastructure
    • Andy Leaphart, SC Department of Transportation Chief Engineer for Operations
  • From Too Much Water to Not Enough
    • Water planning in South Carolina
    • Scott Harder, SC Department of Natural Resources Hydrologist
  • Catching Fire
    • Wildfire risks, impacts, and management
    • Darryl Jones, SC Forest Protection Chief

Registration is FREE but required. Lunch will be provided.

This workshop is part of the South Carolina Climate Connections Workshop Series. Future workshops will be held in Columbia and Charleston in spring 2018. For more information about the workshop series visit:

  • Workshop
  • Academics
  • Architects
  • Coastal/Resource Managers
  • Consultants
  • Developers/Contractors
  • Engineers
  • Environmental Orgs
  • Federal Government
  • General Public
  • Landscape Architects
  • Local Government
  • Outreach/Education Professionals
  • Planners
  • Public Works Officials
  • State Government
  • Stormwater Educators
  • Stormwater Managers
  • Climate Adaptation
  • Climate Change/Sea Level Rise
  • Climate Communication
Focus Areas
  • Statewide: Statewide
  • Fall 17 (Oct - Dec)
Leading Org.
  • SC State Climatology Office
Supporting Orgs.
  • Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments (CISA)
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