Michael Beck

Research Professor, Institute of Marine Sciences
, University of California
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Michael Beck is a Professor in the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California Santa Cruz. Mike focuses on building coastal resilience to reduce risks to people, property and nature. He works broadly on issues in climate adaptation, marine conservation, and disaster risk reduction to bring tools and results to decision-makers in policy and practice. Mike served for 20 years as Lead Marine Scientist at The Nature Conservancy. He has been a Fulbright and Pew Marine Conservation Fellow.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Scene Setter for Coastal Resilience 26 January 2022 Multimedia Environment, Finance, ICT
The Coastal Protection Benefits & Cost Effectiveness of Coral Reefs 28 August 2019 Slides Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Environment