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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Molly Mitchell

About the Speaker

Dr. Molly Mitchell is an Assistant Research Professor at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science engaged in research and advisory efforts to help the state and localities manage natural resources in the Chesapeake Bay and understand the impacts of different decision-making pathways. Her recent research focuses particularly on sea level rise impacts to natural systems and the built environment and includes sea level rise projections for localities around the United States. She is a W. Taylor Reveley, III Interdisciplinary Faculty Fellow and was awarded a 2019 US CLIVAR Early Career Leadership Awards for her climate change communication efforts.