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New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding
Description: "Most estimates of global mean sea-level rise this century fall below 2 m. This quantity is comparable to the positive vertical bias of the principle digital elevation model (DEM) used to assess global and national population exposures to extreme coastal
Publication Date: Oct 29, 2019
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise /

Sea Level Rise Adaptation Framework: A user guide to planning with nature as demonstrated in Marin County
Description: "As sea levels continue to rise, coastal communities will need to adapt their shorelines in order to manage risk and create greater social and ecological resilience to a changing landscape. Adapting to sea level rise will be challenging; coastal planners
Source: San Francisco Estuary Institute
Publication Date: Sep 6, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Land Use, environmental management systems, and regulation / Sea level rise /

Climate Adaptation Toolkit for Marine and Coastal Protected Areas
Description: "What is in the Toolkit? A step-by-step guide to undertaking a Rapid Vulnerability Assessment for marine and coastal areas; Structured and searchable adaptation strategy ideas with supporting case studies, reports and tools; Foundational resources; Select
Publication Date: Aug 1, 2019
Topics: Flooding / Sea level rise / Adaptation /

Regional Resilience Toolkit: 5 Steps to Build Large-Scale Resilience to Natural Disasters
Description: "The toolkit is set up to allow multiple jurisdictions and levels of government to work together for regional-scale actions. It is also designed for non-governmental partners and community groups to engage in a more inclusive and holistic process so that
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Jul 1, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / Drought / Flooding / Precipitation, Extreme Weather / Sea level rise / Temperature / Wildfires /

Adapting to Rising Tides Bay Shoreline Flood Exlorer
Description: "The Adapting to Rising Tides program has developed this website to help Bay Area communities prepare for the impacts of current and future flooding due to sea level rise and storm surges by learning about causes of flooding, exploring maps of flood risk
Source: San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
Publication Date: May 27, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /

San Francisco Bay Shoreline Adaptation Atlas
Description: "A critical tool for this process is a science-based framework for developing adaptation strategies that are appropriate for the diverse shoreline of the Bay and that take advantage of natural processes. This report propsoes such a framework. Operational
Source: San Francisco Estuary Institute
Publication Date: May 2, 2019
Topics: Adaptation / California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Sea level rise /

Planning for Rising Waters: Sea Level, Groundwater and the Bay Edge
Description: "For years most coastal and Bay communities have focused their efforts on responding to sea level rise by planning and building sea walls, berms and other protective barriers against the water that will come ashore and threaten properties, shore ecosystem
Source: University of California, Berkeley
Publication Date: Apr 24, 2019
Topics: California: Bay Area and Delta / Flooding / Groundwater / Sea level rise /

Climate damages and adaptation potential across diverse sectors of the United States
Description: "There is a growing capability to project the impacts and economic effects of climate change across multiple sectors. This information is needed to inform decisions regarding the diversity and magnitude of future climate impacts and explore how mitigation
Source: United States. Environmental Protection Agency
Publication Date: Apr 8, 2019
Topics: Agriculture / Economic aspects, Costs / Ecosystems, Habitat, Threatened Species / Flooding / Global issues, human impacts / Sea level rise / Temperature / Water quality / Water supply, changes in supply, snowpack / Wildfires /

Dynamic flood modeling essential to assess the coastal impacts of climate change
Description: "Coastal inundation due to sea level rise (SLR) is projected to displace hundreds of millions of people worldwide over the next century, creating significant economic, humanitarian, and national-security challenges. However, the majority of previous effor
Source: United States. Geological Survey
Publication Date: Mar 13, 2019
Topics: California: Statewide / Flooding / Sea level rise /

High-tide flooding disrupts local economic activity
Description: "Evaluation of observed sea level rise impacts to date has emphasized sea level extremes, such as those from tropical cyclones. Far less is known about the consequences of more frequent high-tide flooding. Empirical analysis of the disruption caused by hi
Publication Date: Feb 15, 2019
Topics: Economic aspects, Costs / Flooding / Sea level rise /


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