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Hurricane Center Director Speaking in Blue Planet Forum Series

Bill Read, director of NOAA's National Hurricane Center, will speak at 7 p.m. March 31 in the Blue Planet Forum: Exploring the Bay and Beyond series at the Nauticus auditorium on the downtown Norfolk waterfront.

The forum is free and open to the public. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and light refreshments and a cash bar will be available before the talk. Because seating is limited, advance registration is recommended by phone at 622-1964 or by Internet at www.cbf.org/blueplanet.

Read's topic is "The People Problem: The Impact of Hurricanes in Hampton Roads and the Nation."

The forum is sponsored by Nauticus, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Old Dominion University.

This article was posted on: March 24, 2009

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