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Panel Series on Lessons Learned from Hurricane Isabel Begins Monday
The first of four educational panels produced jointly by Maryland Sea Grant, the Maryland Coastal Zone Management Program and DNR will take place on Monday, Sept. 19, 1:30 p.m. at the University of MD Center for Environmental Science in Solomonís Island. The panel will detail the local effects of Isabel and how the long-term influence of sea level rise and shoreline erosion increased the storm's impact. For more information, visit http://www.mdsg.umd.edu/.
September 16, 2005
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