Research & Presentations

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Conference Title
Presented by
Year
Journal Of Ocean & Coastal Management Shifting shorelines and political winds - The complexities of implementing the simple idea of shoreline setbacks for oceanfront developments in Maui, Hawaii  JOCM #73 pages 13-21. Elsevier Publications  2013
  ASCE Coastal Disasters power point presentation (33.4 mb)    
ASCE Solutions to Coastal Disasters Erosion-based Shoreline Setbacks - Lessons for Policy Implementation

Thorne Abbott and Zoe Norcross-Nuu

2008
Coastal Zone 05 Adoption of Erosion-based Shoreline Setbacks in Maui, HI

Thorne Abbott and Zoe Norcross-Nuu

2005
Ocean & Coastal Council Govenor's Appointee and Representative of Maui County   ongoing
HI CZMP Coastal Erosion Committee Co-representative (with Zoe Norcross-Nuu) for Maui County   ongoing
National MPA Advisory Committee Public Testimony  
2004
World Parks Congress Contributing Author. Marine Protected Area Management Effectiveness Indicators. An Assessment of Governance Indicators for Bird Island Sanctuary
IUCN/WWF publication
2003
Pacific Fisheries Regional Workshop Fisheries Laws of the Northern Mariana Islands
Richard B. Seman
2003
U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Meeting Status of Marine Protected Areas of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
Richard B. Seman
2003
6th Mitigation Banking Conference Crafting Workable Management Plans for the Nigthengale Reed-Warbler
Ben Camacho, Daniel Furhh
2003
Coastal Zone '03 From Paper to Park - Mariana's Style

Thorne Abbott

2003
NOAA mpa.gov Inventory of Marine Protected and Managed Areas of the CNMI
Thorne Abbott
2002
WESTPac Annual Meeting Benefits of Marine Protected Areas of the CNMI
Thorne Abbott
2002
17th All Islands Coastal Managers Meeting Status of Marine Protected Areas of the CNMI
Thorne Abbott
2002
Coastal Zone Asia New Methods of Environmental Monitoring in MPAs
Thorne Abbott
2002
The 17th Coastal Society Conference: Coasts At The Millennium The Use of Multi-Tiered Probabilistic Risk Assessments at a Watershed LevelNew Advances in Environmental Monitoring: Time Lapse Video of Manta Ray Bay
Thorne Abbott
2000
International Coral Reef Symposium Constructed Wetlands in Southeast Asia
unpresented
2000
Coastal Zone '99 The Use of Time-Lapse Video, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Thorne Abbott
1999
New England Water Environment Association National Research Trends and Biosolids Issues as they Pertain to New England
Thorne Abbott
1999
Conference On Urban Water Quality, Paris-Quebec The Use of Ecological Risk Assessments at the Watershed Level
Thorne Abbott
1998
Florida Water Reuse Special Committee Pathogen Removal and Inactivation in Wastewater Reclamation
Project Proposal
1998
New York Water Environment Association National Research Needs and Wet Weather Issues
Thorne Abbott
1998
Chesapeake Bay Water Environment Association Nutrient Removal and Non-Point Source Issues
Thorne Abbott
1998
Environmental Design Research Association New Methods in Environmental Monitoring
Thorne Abbott
1997
Pine Creek Land Conservation Trust An Environmental Management Plan for the Wildwood Ravine, Crouse Run Open Space Proposed Protected Area
Land Stewardship Proposal
1996
CRC Reef Research Center Time Lapse Video Monitoring of Manta Ray Bay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Technical Report
1996
Great Barier Reef Marine Park Authority Time Lapse Video Monitoring of Manta Ray Bay in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
Seminar
1995
Honolulu, HI Facilitator, Participant: Barbers Point Redevelopment Charette
Public Planning Process
1994
Hawaii State Legislative An Analysis of the Interactive Effects of Oil Liability Laws as they Pertain to Hawaii. Oil Pollution Act of 1990
Congressional Report
1993
City and County of Honolulu, HI The Ala Wai Canal Restoration Project - Results of the Scoping Phase

KRP Environmental Consulting Services

1992
Environmental Engineering Conference, WVU Populations of high sensitivity to air pollutants in Morgantown, West Virginia
Technical Report
1991
City of Wheeling, WV A Recycling Program for the City and County of Wheeling, WV
White Paper
1991

Workshops & Specialty Training

EPA's Community Profiling
Workshop

Ms. L. Trainor, EPA. July 2000,
Portland, OR

Coral Reef Tissue Histology

Dr. Peters, George Washington University. March 2000,
Washington, DC

Marine Resource Management for Dive
Professionals Seminar

Mr. Alan Brylske.
October 1999, Washington, DC

Negotiating to Win Seminar

American Management Association.September 1998, Washington,
DC

Effective Public Speaking
Seminar

American Management Association.June
1997, Washington, DC

Specialty Conferences

  • Hawaii Congress of Planners 2004
  • Watershed 1996 & 1998
  • Benchmarking Wastewater Utilities
  • Agricultural Runoff and Nutrification of the Chesapeake
    Bay
  • Biosolids Management

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