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The ACT Framework draws on collective knowledge to translate climate change projections into a portfolio of adaptation actions.
Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers aims to aid in the development and implementation of adaptation plans.
Resource list highlighting additional resources from federal agency partners addressing conservation in a changing climate.
The Climate Ready Estuaries Coastal Toolkit provides resources for estuaries, coastal programs and other organizations that are interested in learning more about climate change impacts and adaptation.
US EPA’s report, Climate Ready Estuaries: Synthesis of Adaptation Options for Coastal Areas, provides an overview of climate change impacts on coastal areas.
The Coastal Areas Impacts and Climate Change Adaptation Website offers assessments of climate change impacts and adaptation efforts by region or by sector. It also provides additional resources, including an adaptation overview, which highlights examples of adaptation and ongoing adaptation efforts.
The coastal blue carbon manual aims to provide standardized methods for field measurements and analysis of blue carbon stocks and flux in coastal ecosystems.
Coastal Case Studies
Coastal County Snapshots turn complex data into accessible stories, complete with charts and graphs, to support climate change communication and planning.
The Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper supports users undertaking a community-based approach to assessing coastal hazard risks and vulnerabilities by providing maps that show people, places, and natural resources exposed to coastal flooding. This spatial visualization tool shows maps of people, places, and natural resources exposed to coastal flood hazards including FEMA flood zones, shallow coastal flooding, sea level rise, storm surge.