Coastal Resilience 2.0

Zach Ferdaña and Nicole Love
Created: 2/24/2014 -

Abstract

Coastal Resilience 2.0 is a suite of interactive tools to help decision-makers assess risk and identify nature-based solutions to reduce socio-economic vulnerability to coastal hazards. The tools allow users to interactively examine storm surge, sea level rise, natural resources, and economic assets and to develop risk reduction and restoration solutions in an easy-to-use web-based map interface.

Since their first release, the Coastal Resilience tools have been used extensively including in disaster preparedness planning in Connecticut, mangrove and reef restoration in Grenada, oyster reef restoration planning in the Gulf of Mexico, and sea-level rise planning in the Florida Keys. Coastal Resilience 2.0 features major enhancements including U.S. national and global applications and innovative “apps”. In addition to the U.S. national and global applications, the tools cover eight U.S. states (Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey), two specific U.S. locations (Puget Sound, WA, and Ventura County, CA), four countries in Latin America (Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras), and three island nations in the Caribbean (Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, U.S Virgin Islands). Learn more at www.maps.coastalresilience.org and www.nature.org/newsfeatures/pressreleases/the-nature-conservancy-and-pa…. Webinar co-sponsored by EBM Tools Network, OpenChannels.org and EcoAdapt.

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Organization(s)

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.

Keywords

Sector Addressed
Disaster Risk Management
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy
Capacity Building
Create/enhance resources and tools
Target Climate Changes and Impacts
Culture / communities
Erosion
Flooding
Infrastructure damage
Public health risks
Public safety threats
Sea level rise
Habitat/Biome Type
Coastal
Region
Coasts
International
North America
Mexico
United States
Northwest
Southwest
Northeast
Mid-Atlantic
Southeast & Caribbean

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