Resources for Coastal Inundation

Resources

Understand

American Planning Association. Hazards Planning Research Center.

Center for Clean Air Policy. Ask the Climate Question: Adapting to Climate Change Impacts in Urban Regions.

Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Institute for Business and Home Safety. Disaster Safety.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services. Sea Level Trends.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services. Sea Level Trends, Frequently Asked Questions.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Hurricane Center. Inland Flooding.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Hurricane Center. Storm Surge.

U.S. Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System Program. 2007. How Resilient Is Your Coastal Community? A Guide for Evaluating Coastal Community Resilience to Tsunamis and Other Coastal Hazards. U.S. Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System Program supported by the United States Agency for International Development and partners. Bangkok, Thailand.

Identify

Association of State Floodplain Managers. No Adverse Impact in the Coastal Zone.

Federal Emergency Management Agency. The National Flood Insurance Program.

Map
Data Resources

Digital Coast Data.

Federal Geographic Data Committee. Geospatial Metadata.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services. Tides and Currents.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Coastal Services Center. Coastal Geospatial Services Contract.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Coastal Services Center. Topographic and Bathymetric Data Inventory.

Mapping

Advanced Circulation Model for Oceanic, Coastal and Estuarine Waters (ADCIRC), Coastal Circulation and Storm Surge Model.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Geodetic Survey. Vertical Conversion (VERTCON).

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service. VDatum – Vertical Datum Transformation.

Sea Lake and Overland Surge from Hurricanes (SLOSH) Model.

Assess

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Coastal Services Center. Introduction to Stakeholder Participation.

U.S. Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System Program. 2007. How Resilient Is Your Coastal Community? A Guide for Evaluating Coastal Community Resilience to Tsunamis and Other Coastal Hazards. U.S. Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning System Program supported by the United States Agency for International Development and partners. Bangkok, Thailand.

The Nature Conservancy. Coastal Resilience Long Island.

Communicate
Communicating with the public

Center for Research on Environmental Decisions. 2009. The Psychology of Climate Change Communication: A Guide for Scientists, Journalists, Educators, Political Aides, and the Interested Public. New York.

Cone, Joe. 2008. Expand Your View: Insights for Public Communicators from Behavioral Research. Oregon Sea Grant. Corvallis, Oregon.

Cone, Joe. 2008. Hold That Thought: Questioning Five Common Assumptions about Communicating with the Public. Oregon Sea Grant. Corvallis, Oregon.

Environmental Protection Agency. Seven Cardinal Rules of Risk Communication.

Oregon Sea Grant. Communicating Climate Change Episode 2: Susanne Moser podcast.

Oregon Sea Grant. Communicating Climate Change Episode 6: Ed Maibach podcast.

Tinker, Timothy, Gerald E. Galloway, Jr. 2008. How Do You Effectively Communicate Flood Risks? Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Research

Mileti, Dennis S., and others. 2006. Annotated Bibliography for Public Risk Communication on Warnings for Public Protective Actions Response and Public Education (Revision 4). Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado.

Morrow, Betty H. 2009. "Risk Behavior and Risk Communication: Synthesis and Expert Interviews." SocResearch Miami. Final report for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Coastal Services Center, Charleston, SC.

Visualizing risk

Department of Agriculture, National Agroforestry Center. CanVis Simulation Tool.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Coastal Services Center. Coastal County Snapshots.

Risk communication examples

Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management. StormSmart Coasts.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Pacific Services Center. Hazard Education and Awareness Tool (HEAT).

Discover
Climate Change Adaptation resources

Coastal Climate Adaptation Resources

Philip Williams & Associates, Ltd. 2009. California Coastal Erosion Response to Sea Level Rise – Analysis and Mapping (draft). Pacific Institute. San Francisco, California.

Training

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Estuarine Research Reserve System. Planning for Climate Change Workshop.