Rebecca Beavers

National Park Service

Since 2000, Beavers has served as coastal geology and coastal adaptation coordinator for the National Park Service, where she is the point of contact for sea level change, coastal adaptation to climate change, and coastal geomorphology issues. Beavers coordinates the coastal adaptation efforts underway at the park level and with Department of Interior initiatives, including the department's All-Hazards Resource Advisor Training program to prepare natural and cultural resource specialists for incident response.

Beavers has also worked as a geologist and oceanographer in a variety of upland and submerged coastal areas with the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. She has a PhD in geology from Duke University and a bachelor's in biology and geology from Williams College.