Surging Waters: Science Empowering Communities in the Face of Flooding is a report produced by AGU, a global not-for-profit scientific society dedicated to advancing the Earth and space sciences for the benefit of humanity.
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UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme.
This story map illustrates historical hurricane tracks, strike frequency, and potential areas of coastal flooding and inundation from storms by combining the
National Hurricane Center’s (NHC’s) hurricane strike dataset.
This NOAA-sponsored website is focused on helping communities address coastal issues and has become one of the most-used resources in the coastal management community. The dynamic Digital Coast Partnership, whose members represent the website’s primary user groups, keeps the effort focused on customer needs.
The mission of ASFPM is to promote education, policies and activities that mitigate current and future losses, costs and human suffering caused by flooding, and to protect the natural and beneficial functions of floodplains – all without causing adverse impacts.
This is a very exciting year for stormwater utilities. First, New London formed the first stormwater utility in Connecticut. Secondly, New Jersey passed a state law that allows communities to form stormwater utilities in the state.
People truly need to understand the causes of sea level rise and the impact it has on our communities. By working together, we can develop smart solutions to protect against this ever-growing problem. Our communities can make better decisions when they have information that is trusted, accurate, and easy to understand. The path towards finding solutions to sea level rise comes through gaining an understanding of the problem and looking at the forecasts.