Adaptation Planning Resources

GENERAL ADAPTATION PLANNING INFORMATION AND FRAMEWORKS

Scenic Hudson—Revitalizing Hudson Riverfronts

·      http://www.scenichudson.org/ourwork/riverfrontcommunities/publications

 

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability

·       http://www.icleiusa.org/climate_and_energy

 

NYSDEC Climate Smart Communities

·      http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/50845.html

 

NOAA Coastal Services Center’s Coastal Climate Adaptation Website (compiled list of US vulnerability and adaption assessments)

·      http://collaborate.csc.noaa.gov/climateadaptation/default.aspx

 

NOAA Hazards and Climate Adaptation ‐ Training & Technical Assistance

·      http://www.csc.noaa.gov/climate/training.html

 

CAKE: Climate Adaptation Knowledge Network

·      http://www.cakex.org/

 

EPA Climate Ready Water Utilities

·      http://water.epa.gov/infrastructure/watersecurity/climate/

 

Hudson Estuary Watershed Resilience Project

·      http://blogs.cornell.edu/estuaryresilience/

 

FEMA HAZARDS AND FLOODPLAINS 

FEMA Mitigation Planning for Communities

·      http://www.fema.gov/multi‐hazard‐mitigation‐planning

 

 FEMA Floodplain Management

·      http://www.fema.gov/national‐flood‐insurance‐program‐1

 

FEMA Flood Smart: Flood Insurance

·      www.floodsmart.gov/

 

Using the National Flood Hazard Layer Web Map Service in Google Earth (FEMA Stay Dry)

·     https://hazards.fema.gov/femaportal/wps/portal/NFHLWMSkmzdownload

 

REGIONAL EXAMPLES & CASE STUDIES OF ADAPTATION PLANNING

City of Kingston Climate Action Plan (2012) See section IV‐ F for climate adaptation

·     http://www.kingston‐ny.gov/filestorage/76/78/1896/CAP_‐_Updated_for_PS_9‐27‐12.pdf

 

East Hampton, New York‐ Local Waterfront Revitalization Program

·      http://www.nyswaterfronts.com/LWRP/Town%20of%20East%20Hampton/default/Town_of_East_Hampton_LWRP.htm

 

 Preparing for Climate Change in Groton, Connecticut: A Model for Communities in the Northeast (2011)

·      http://www.icleiusa.org/library/documents/ICLEI_Final_Report_Groton_Coastal_Climate_Change_ProjectJP.pdf

 

Sea Level Rise and Potential Impacts by the Year 2100: A Vulnerability Assessment for the Saco Bay Communities of Biddeford, Saco, Old Orchard Beach, and Scarborough

·      http://www.sacomaine.org/departments/boards/slawg‐vulnerability.pdf

 

City of Bridgeport Climate Preparedness Workshops Summary of Findings

·      http://www.gbrct.org/programs/environmental‐programs/coastal‐resilience/#.UKMCDIf7LQ8