Visualizing Sea Level Rise in West Palm Beach

Virtual Reality Experience: Visualizing Sea Level Rise in West Palm Beach


October 29 - November 21, 2022

FREE - See times and locations below

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Immerse yourself in West Palm Beach’s virtual reality (VR) experience, Visualizing Sea Level Rise in West Palm Beach. Picture public parks flooding and adapting in our immersive, 10-minute VR experience. After the interaction, you can also participate in a research study investigating virtual reality and sea-level rise. Free and available for individuals 13 years old and up. Contact the scientists John Renne, Ph.D., or Serena Hoermann, at cues@fau.edu at the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions.

 

When and Where to Join the VR Experience

October 29 9 am – 1 pm WPB GreenMarket
November 5 9 am – 3 pm Lagoonfest
November 8, 9, 12 1 pm – 4:30 pm Mandel Public Library/Urban Living Room
November 11 7 pm Screen on the Green
November 15 Poster session Lake Worth Lagoon Science Symposium
November 19, 21 11 am—2 pm Cox Science Center

What to expect

Our team will assist you with the virtual reality googles and interacting with the immersive, 10-minute VR experience. You will see public parks flooding and solutions that can protect parks in West Palm Beach. After the interaction, you can also participate in a research study by completing a survey investigating virtual reality and sea-level rise. Your input to this research study will guide the Mayor and City Commission in making important decisions for the future.

Questions?

Contact cues@fau.edu or 561-297-4279 and learn more about CUES research on virtual reality and sea-level rise at the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions.

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This project, developed by Florida Atlantic University in partnership with Virtual Planet Technologies, was made possible by a grant to the City of West Palm Beach from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity with funding provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.