Resources - Conserving Coastal Wetlands for Sea Level Rise Adaptation


These resources provide more information about climate change impacts, vulnerabilities, and adaptation.


EcoAdapt. Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange.

The Nature Conservancy.

  • This website provides tools, methods, and information on climate change adaptation, including publications on the concept of ecosystem-based adaptation.

Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM). 2008. Natural and Beneficial Floodplain Functions: Floodplain ManagementMore Than Flood Loss Reduction. Madison, WI: ASFPM.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). 2007. Fourth Assessment Report (AR4), Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. M.L. Parry, O.F. Canziani, J.P. Palutikof, P.J. van der Linden, and C.E. Hanson, editors. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). 2010. Adapting to Climate Change: A Planning Guide for State Coastal Managers. NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. Silver Spring, MD.

National Wildlife Federation (NWF). 2011. Scanning the Conservation Horizon: A Guide to Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment. P. Glick, B.A. Stein, and N.A. Edelson, editors. Washington, D.C.: NWF.

The Heinz Center. 2007. Strategies for Managing the Effects of Climate Change on Wildlife and Ecosystems. Washington, D.C.: H. John Heinz Center for Science, Economics, and the Environment.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 2009. Synthesis of Adaptation Options for Coastal Areas. Climate Ready Estuaries Program. EPA 430-F-08-024. Washington, D.C.: U.S. EPA