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CCVA - Part 2 focuses on the risks from sea level rise and storm surges.  The summary report and two technical reports describe the methods and results from applying the Boston Harbor Flood Risk Model, which is based on the Advanced Circulation (ADCIRC) model, in a vulnerability assessment of key assets and populations in Cambridge, MA.  The Part 2 report complements the Part 1 report, which focuses on the risks from increasing temperatures and precipitation.  The two CCVA Reports form the technical foundation for the Cambridge Climate Change Preparedness & Resilience Plan that is being

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This 2017 report from Minnesota's Interagency Climate Adaptation Team updates previous versions from 2010 and 2013. The report describes observed and projected climate impacts in Minneosta, summarizes Minnesota state agency activities that are helping to adapt to climate change, presents statewide indicators of climate adaptation, and provides recommendations for future state action and interagency collaboration. 

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Position Title: 
Independent consultant

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285 South Jackson Street
30602 ATHENS , GA
United States
Phone: +1 (706) 542-1816
33° 57' 10.8504" N, 83° 22' 22.1124" W
Georgia US
Organization Overview: 

CED provides nationally-accredited, inventive, and demanding programs in landscape architecture, historic preservation, environmental planning & design, and environmental ethics. At CED, our students cultivate not only the skills they need to work as professional designers and practitioners, but the individual passions they have to make a difference in their world.

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The Center for Community Design & Preservation (CCDP) serves as the Public Service and Outreach office for the College of Environment & Design. We provide opportunities for our faculty and students to engage in real-world projects and put their academic pursuits into practice.

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Executive Administrator
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The Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe initiated a pilot study to assess the impacts of anticipated climate changes to both tribal infrastructure and the Sauk river ecosystem that supports fish and wildlife critical to the tribe. The Sauk-Suiattle Indian Tribe’s homeland encompasses a broad area including the Sauk and Cascade River watersheds in northwestern Washington. The Sauk River is a large meandering alluvial river that flows north into the Skagit River. Sauk River Miles (RM) start at its confluence with the Skagit.

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United States
52° 50' 22.8876" N, 1° 34' 55.3116" E
US

Project Summary

In the United Kingdom, shoreline management plans (SMPs) provide the framework for coastal regulatory officials to assess long-term changes and risks associated with coastal processes, such as tidal patterns, wave height, and sea level rise. These plans provide strategies to help reduce risks associated with coastal flooding and erosion on built and natural environments. Like most marine management plans, SMPs are non-statutory. Instead, they are high-level policy documents that take into account existing legislative requirements and compatibility with adjacent coastal areas.

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United States
44° 8' 2.1408" N, 68° 23' 43.386" W
US

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Maine’s Coastal Sand Dune Rules recognize uncertainty around rates of erosion and sea level rise, but also the need to act despite uncertainty. The rules define erosion hazard areas as any section of the coastal dune system that may become part of a coastal wetland over the next 100 years due to cumulative changes resulting from (1) historic long-term erosion, (2) short-term erosion from a 100-year storm, or (3) flooding during a 100-year storm combined with a two-foot rise in sea level.

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United States
51° 42' 18.4284" N, 1° 19' 6.0924" E
US

Project Summary

The United Kingdom established the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, requiring the development of marine plans under the guidance of the Marine Management Organization. Approximately eleven plans will be developed for the sustainable development of various uses and activities in ocean regions around England by 2021.

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