Geology group discusses rising sea levels

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Jefferson Land Trust’s Geology Group presents an illustrated lecture on “Rising Sea-Level: Causes, Predictions and Coastal Impact" at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3 at Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Ave.

Paul Loubere's presentation examines a series of questions in a nontechnical way to provide perspective on issues created by rising seas in our Northwest Pacific environment. 

The presentation is free and open to the public, although donations of $5 are appreciated. For more information, visit

quimpergeology.org. 

Loubere holds a doctorate in ocean sciences/marine geology from Oregon State University. He has more than 30 years of experience researching global ocean and climate systems, and has participated in scientific expeditions on many of the world’s oceans, from Arctic to tropical Pacific. Loubere retired from teaching in 2009, moved to Port Townsend and participates on the Geology Group's board of advisers.BB

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