Responding to the effects of coastal climate change

This report presents the findings from a national climate-change adaptation survey conducted by eight Sea Grant programs across the U.S. (Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois-Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Oregon, and Washington). The survey was developed to understand the opinions, current phase of planning, and information needs of coastal/resource professionals and elected officials regarding climate change and adaptation to it. Results from the survey indicate that most coastal/resource professionals seem to believe climate change is occurring in their area. Flooding and shoreline change are important topics to most of the participant programs, and lack of agreement over climate-change effects is a hurdle encountered by many participants. Participating programs are using the survey results to assist communities with adaptation, This archived document is maintained by the Oregon State Library as part of the Oregon Documents Depository Program.  It is for informational purposes and may not be suitable for legal purposes., Title from cover, Includes bibliographical references (page 13), Sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Sea Grant College Program, U.S. Department of Commerce, and by appropriations made by the Oregon State Legislature NA10OAR4170059 M/A-21 R/SD-15, Mode of access: Internet from the Oregon Government Publications Collection., Text in English
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This archived document is maintained by the State Library of Oregon as part of the Oregon Documents Depository Program. It is for informational purposes and may not be suitable for legal purposes.
Abstract/Description: This report presents the findings from a national climate-change adaptation survey conducted by eight Sea Grant programs across the U.S. (Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois-Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Oregon, and Washington). The survey was developed to understand the opinions, current phase of planning, and information needs of coastal/resource professionals and elected officials regarding climate change and adaptation to it. Results from the survey indicate that most coastal/resource professionals seem to believe climate change is occurring in their area. Flooding and shoreline change are important topics to most of the participant programs, and lack of agreement over climate-change effects is a hurdle encountered by many participants. Participating programs are using the survey results to assist communities with adaptation
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National Sea Grant College Program (U.S.)
Climatic changes -- United States
Date Issued: 2014