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USCAN Climate Risks and Preparedness website

2013

This USCAN (Climate Action Network) webpage is dedicated to 'Climate Risks and Preparedness,' hosting links to a number of valuable resources related to climate impacts and adaptation. 

Related Organizations: U.S. Climate Action Network (USCAN)

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NOAA's State of the Coast (SOTC)

NOAA’s State of the Coast  (SOTC) is a website that provides information about coastal communities, coastal ecosystems, and the coastal economy, and about how climate change might impact the coast.  The site offers case studies, management success stories, reports, fact sheets and more detailed statistics through interactive indicator visualizations.

Related Organizations: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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Surging Seas

2012

Surging Seas is an online portal to sea level rise analysis by Climate Central. The Surging Seas website presents a comprehensive view of sea level rise in a variety of formats through online resources and information - providing basic facts, news and updates, interactive maps, and an overview of responses to sea level rise nationwide.

Related Organizations: Climate Central

Author or Affiliated User: Daniel Rizza

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NEClimateUS.org

2012

NEclimateUS. org (a. k. a. 'neXus') is a searchable online database that provides a gateway to climate information for the Eastern US. The database targets regional planners and managers within the Eastern region (South Carolina to Maine, including West Virginia and Ohio) by offering information to plan climate-related projects and programs. The website catalogues state-level needs for climate information, directs users to useful data, products and services, and maintains record of planned and ongoing projects within the associated states.

Related Organizations: Department of the Interior (DOI): Northern Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative (LCC), National Wildlife Federation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

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Connecticut Adaptation Resource Toolkit (CART)

2012

The Connecticut Adaptation Resource Toolkit (CART) was developed by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI USA) - with funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Climate Ready Estuaries program.  CART was developed to help local government staff, committee members and active participants in Connecticut have instant access to climate change adaptation resources. 

Related Organizations: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), U.S. EPA Climate Ready Estuaries, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability

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Publications of the Ecological Society of America

The Ecological Society of America (ESA) has over 10,000 members who conduct research, teach, and use ecological science to address environmental issues. The ESA develops a suite of publications, from peer-reviewed journals to newsletters, fact sheets and teaching resources. 'Publications of the ESA' disseminates the most significant results of ecological research. Approaches employed in these studies include: theoretical, modeling, analytical, experimental, observational, synthetic, historical, and descriptive approaches, including those of allied natural and social sciences.

Related Organizations: Ecological Society of America (ESA)

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Digital Coast

The Digital Coast is a collaborative effort of organizations committed to providing data and information, tools, and training resources to help address timely coastal issues - including land use, coastal conservation, hazards, marine spatial planning, and climate change. NOAA's Coastal Services Center is maintaining the Digital Coast website which provides access to all the resources being developed and contributed by academic institutions, public and private sector entities.  This curated collection of coastal and ocean data and tools are directed at decision makers, practitioners, and technicians.

Related Organizations: National Association of Counties, Coastal States Organization (CSO), National States Geographic Information Council, American Planning Association (APA), NOAA Office for Coastal Management, The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

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Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE)

2010

The Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange (CAKE) was founded by EcoAdapt and Island Press in July 2010, and is managed by EcoAdapt. It aims to build a shared knowledge base for managing natural and built systems in the face of rapid climate change.

Related Organizations: Island Press, EcoAdapt

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Ohio State University Changing Climate Webinars

October 20, 2009

The Ohio State University Climate Outreach Team provides monthly webinars on the topic of climate change that are intended to help localize the issue and share research and resources. Many, but certainly not all, of the webinars available are focused on the Great Lakes region. All webinars are archived and accessible to the public.

Related Organizations: Ohio State University

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FIT Virtual Climate Adaptation Library

The Virtual Climate Adaptation Library, provided by the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), is a free online database built to foster advances in adaptation planning for sea level rise. FIT's goal for the virtual library is to maintain and expand cloud computing archives on planning and adaptation for coastal change at local through international scales.   Over 650 reports and articles are within 13 regional directories and more than 80 subdirectories.   English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Japanese, French and Arabic information is currently represented.

Related Organizations: Florida Institute of Technology

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