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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 15, 2009

Sea Level Rise Response Strategy, Worcester County, MD

A report prepared for Worcester County, assessing response options for the expected impacts of accelerated sea level rise caused by climate change.

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 15, 2009

Climate Change Adaptation Case Studies

Presented by Todd Janeski, this presentation gives and overview of adaptation along with some specific on the ground examples from around the country.

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 13, 2009

Sea Level Rise: Technical Guidance for Dorchester County (by Wanda Diane Cole)

This guidance document was prepared for Dorchester County, MD by looking at four distinct planning strategies that need to be addressed when planning for the long-term implications of sea level rise. They are: Vulnerability and Impact Assessment; Long-Range and Comprehensive Planning; Codes, Regulations and Development Standards; and Public Education and Outreach.

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 13, 2009

Maryland Case Studies: Climate Change Adaptation Planning

An introduction to two counties in Maryland that have begun to look at the impacts and vulnerability to sea level rise and coastal storms.

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 13, 2009

Building Coast-Smart Communities: An Interactive Summit

An introduction to the Coast-Smart role-play exercise.

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 13, 2009

Roadmap for Adapting to Coastal Risks

The course objectives are to lay out a process for designing a local assessment process; assessing hazard and climate threats and impacts; assesing vulnerabilities of people, places and resources; and using assessment findings to develop resilience strategies.

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 13, 2009

Website for the interactive summit, “Building Coast-Smart Communities: How will MD adapt to Climate Change?”

This website houses the information on the event, role-play materials, a short video from the event, and contact information for the project partners.

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 13, 2009

Background information and general instructions for the “Building Coast-Smart Communities” role-play exercise.

This role-play game was designed to initiate a conversation about how sea level rise and climate change will affect Maryland’s coastal communities. It shows how a diverse range of stakeholders in a fictitious town on Maryland’s eastern shore might address the risks of climate change that they face. The game imagines a nine-party negotiation assisted…

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 13, 2009

Sea-level Rise and Coastal Change: The Future of Coasts and Low-lying Regions Under Climate Change

A presentation given by S. Jeffress Williams, a Senior Coastal Marine Geologist with the USGS at the Woods Hole Science Center. Topics covered include: coastal-change processes, past sea-level change, human effects on coasts, effects of storms, and coastal hazard risks.

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Jason Unger added a new Resource in Climate Change Workshop – Pre-CWF

Posted October 13, 2009

Assessing the economic and ecological impacts of sea level rise for select vulnerable locations within the Middle Peninsula – Lewis L. Lawrence

A case study looking at the economic and ecological impacts of sea level rise for select vulnerable locations within the Middle Peninsula in Virginia.

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