Resources - Conserving Coastal Wetlands for Sea Level Rise Adaptation

Resources

These resources provide more information about climate change impacts, vulnerabilities, and adaptation.

Websites

EcoAdapt. Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange.

The Nature Conservancy. NaturePeopleFuture.org.

  • This website provides tools, methods, and information on climate change adaptation, including publications on the concept of ecosystem-based adaptation.
Publications

Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM). 2008. Natural and Beneficial Floodplain Functions: Floodplain ManagementMore Than Flood Loss Reduction. Madison, WI: ASFPM.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). 2007. Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden, and C.E. Hanson, editors. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 2010. Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers. NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. Silver Spring, MD.

National Wildlife Federation (NWF). 2011. Scanning the Conservation Horizon: A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment. P. Glick, B.A. Stein, and N.A. Edelson, editors. Washington, D.C.: NWF.

The Heinz Center. 2007. Strategies for Managing the Effects of Climate Change on Wildlife and Ecosystems. Washington, D.C.: H. John Heinz Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2009. Synthesis of Adaptation Options for Coastal Areas. Climate Ready Estuaries Program. EPA 430-F-08-024. Washington, D.C.: U.S. EPA