Thursday, March 23, 2017
Coastal Community Resilience Index

Coastal Community Resilience Index

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium

The Coastal Community Resilience Index is a self-assessment tool that brings together elected officials, public works directors, emergency managers, and other leaders at the community-government level to take an in-depth look at their community’s level of resilience. They discuss 57 indicators organized around six categories to identify vulnerabilities, capitalize on strengths and assess future impacts of disasters.

Confronting Shoreline Erosion on Oahu

Confronting Shoreline Erosion on Oahu

Hawaii Sea Grant's work featured in U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit

Hawaii Sea Grant's work featured in U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit

Connecticut Sea Grant launches website to help coastal homeowners

Connecticut Sea Grant launches website to help coastal homeowners

The website serves as a decision support tool.

Homeowners Handbooks

Homeowners Handbooks

In 2007 Dennis Hwang and Darren K. Okimoto of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant co-authored a community specific Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards. The handbook targets the average homeowner and essentially does as much homework for the homeowner as possible in order for a homeowner to prepare for natural disasters. Since 2007, the Hawai'i Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards has gone through 8 print runs with over 65,000 copies. The handbook has been adapted by 7 other Sea Grant programs.

The weTable

The weTable

Texas Sea Grant

This affordable public participation tool, developed by Texas Sea Grant's Texas Coastal Watershed Program, allows teams to collaboratively explore and use computer-based data and programs in a workshop setting. 

Vulnerability, Consequences, and Adaptation Planning Scenarios (VCAPS)

Vulnerability, Consequences, and Adaptation Planning Scenarios (VCAPS)

North Carolina Sea Grant, South Carolina Sea Grant

Through the Vulnerability, Consequences, and Adaptation Planning Scenarios (VCAPS) process, North Carolina Sea Grant provides a variety of research and capacity-building initiatives to assist communities in assessing risks and providing support for developing approaches to manage that risk as appropriate.

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