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Below find Climate Adaptation Tools and Resources

Learn more about New Jersey's coastal flood exposure here.

Learn more about Modeling the Fate of New Jersey's Salt Marshes Under Future Sea Level Rise here.

View the NJ Flood Mapper interactive website of sea level rise, critical facilities, evacuation routes, floodplain layers, and other data.

Read about the Flood Mapper in the Wall Street Journal

Getting to Resilience: A Community Planning Evaluation Tool. This online community planning evaluation tool is aimed at assisting communities to help reduce their vulnerability to climate change and increase preparedness by linking planning, mitigation, and adaptation. Through this assessment officials can learn how preparedness can be worth valuable points through FEMA’s Community Rating System and Sustainable Jersey.

For Climate Impacts in New Jersey and Working Briefs By Sector (Agriculture, Built Infrastructure Transporation and Utilities; Coastal Communities, Natural Resources, Public Health, and Water Resources) click here

Read about "Public support for policies to reduce risk after Hurricane Sandy" in a 2014 study published in Risk Analysis here.

Read an analysis of adaptation funding opportunities under the Federal Sandy Disaster Relief Act here. Learn about the value of coastal wetlands and how they are being assessed in New Jersey in this video produced by the Barnegat Bay Partnership. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency draft Climate Change Adaptation Implementation Plans and Regional Adaptation Plans, including one for EPA Region 2 (which includes NJ), can be found here:

State of Delaware Sea Level Rise Adaptation Plan, available here.
Responding to Climate Change in New York State, available here.
Climate Change Adaptation in New York City: Building a Risk Management Response, available here.

PlanNYC. 2013. A Stronger More Resilient New York.