Immerse Yourself in West Palm Beach’s Virtual Reality (VR) Experience: Visualizing Sea Level Rise in West Palm Beach
VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE: VISUALIZING SEA LEVEL RISE IN WEST PALM BEACH
December 2022 – January 2023
FREE- See times and locations below
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 email@example.com 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 9||6 pm – 8 pm||Meet the Chief at Boys & Girls Club|
|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|
|December 8-9||9 am – 4 pm||Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit|
|December 10||10 am – 12 pm||FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center|
|January 19, 20 ,21||1 pm – 4:30 pm||Mandel Public Library/Urban Living Room|
|January 27||6 pm – 9 pm||Norton Museum of Art/Art After Dark|
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.
Learn more about the results of this research by signing up for email updates.
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.