Shored Up

Empirical Theater
Oregon Museum of Science & Industry
1945 SE Water Ave
Portland, Oregon 97214

Oregon Museum of Science & Industry

Oct 28
Portland, OR 6:30 PM

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Date: Oct. 28, 2014 Time: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Located at: Empirical Theater
Who is this for: all ages Cost: $7 non-members; $6 members

Reel Science: Shored Up

with Patrick Corcoran, extension coastal hazards outreach specialist, OSU, Oregon Sea Grant

Watch and learn at The Empirical Theater as OMSI brings the science of your favorite movies to life on the big screen. Perfect for science and film lovers alike, this monthly series combines the best Science Pub with the fun of movie night, bringing in experts to amplify your movie-watching experience.

Event Schedule:
6:30pm: Lecture about Oregon's Coastal Hazards
7:00pm: Shored Up (84 minutes)
9:00pm: Q&A

Patrick Corcoran is a coastal natural hazards specialist based in Astoria, OR. His goal is to help coastal communities become more resilient to natural hazards. Patrick engages university researchers and coastal residents in collaborative research and shared learning about the nature of coastal natural hazards; helps communities identify their vulnerability to hazards; and connects local people with data and decision support tools designed to help communities adapt to coastal hazards. Patrick’s primary areas of work are tsunami preparedness, coastal storms and shoreline change.
Shored Up is a documentary that asks tough questions about our coastal c