Related Projects

Resources to Inform Adaptation Planning & Actions

Municipalities

Resilient Communities: Natural Hazards & Climate Change Adaptation

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Download Powerpoint presentation file

Watch a webinar on how to apply this guidance to your community.

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A how-to guide on incorporating natural hazards planning and climate change adaptation into local comprehensive plans.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sea Level Affecting Marsh Migration (SLAMM)

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Statewide maps illustrating how salt marshes may migrate as sea level changes.

View the maps here.

View the final report here.

 

Adaptation to Natural Hazards & Climate Change in North Kingstown, RI

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A pilot project of how natural hazards & climate change planning and adaptation can be incorporated into local comprehensive plans.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Waterfront & Coastal Businesses

Staying Afloat: Adapting Waterfront Business to Rising Seas and Extreme Storms

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Proceedings from the 2014 Ronald C. Baird Sea Grant Science Symposium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catalog of Adaptation Techniques for Coastal and Waterfront Businesses

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A catalog of actions businesses can take to be more resilient to storms, flooding and sea level rise.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newport Resilience Assessment Tour:  Newport Waterfront Overview Summary

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Overview of the risks and vulnerabilities of the Newport waterfront businesses and identifies a set of best management practices & actions to increase resiliency.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Residents & Coastal Property Owners

Rhode Island Coastal Property Guide

Read on-line or download the guide.

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What coastal property owners, renters, builders and buyers should know about the Rhode Island shoreline.