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Sources of Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning Information

Getting to Resilience: A Community Planning Evaluation Tool - http://www.prepareyourcommunitynj.org


Flood Hazard Maps and Base Flood Elevations

Background on Base Flood Elevation mapping - http://www.region2coastal.com/coastal-mapping-basics

Flood Hazard Resources Map - FEMA Geoportal

What is My Base Flood Elevation (BFE)? Address Lookup Tool - http://www.region2coastal.com/sandy/table


Storm Surge Information

Overview - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ssurge/ssurge_overview.shtml

Readiness - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ssurge/ssurge_products.shtml

Surge Predictions - http://www.nws.noaa.gov/mdl/psurge/

Stevens Institute Urban Ocean Observatory Storm Surge Warning System http://hudson.dl.stevens-tech.edu/SSWS/


Federal Emergency Management Agency

Safer, Stronger, Protected Homes & Communities - http://www.fema.gov/safer-stronger-protected-homes-communities

Protecting Our Communities - http://www.fema.gov/protecting-our-communities/

Protect Your Property from Flooding - http://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/13261?id=3262

Hazard Mitigation Assistance - http://www.fema.gov/hazard-mitigation-assistance


National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Planning Today for Sea Level Rise Tomorrow - http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/news/features/aug13/sandy-slr-tool.html

Sea Level Rise Tool for Sandy Recovery - http://www.globalchange.gov/what-we-do/assessment/coastal-resilience-resources

Ocean & Coastal Resource Management Coastal Issues: Climate Change - http://coastalmanagement.noaa.gov/climate.html

Marshes on the Move - http://www.csc.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/publications/marshesonthemove

Incorporating Sea Level Change Scenarios at the Local Level - http://www.csc.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/_/pdf/slcscenarios.pdf


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Climate Change Impacts and Adapting to Change - http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/impacts-adaptation/


US Fish & Wildlife Service

John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System, special jurisdictions as enacted by Congress via the Coastal Barrier Resources Act (CBRA) - http://www.fws.gov/CBRA/CBRS-Mapper.html



Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing & Spatial Analysis (CRSSA) http://www.crssa.rutgers.edu

Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve http://www.jcnerr.org

Rutgers Climate Institute http://climatechange.rutgers.edu

Barnegat Bay Partnership http://bbp.ocean.edu/pages/1.asp

Partnership for the Delaware Estuary http://www.delawareestuary.org

New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary http://www.harborestuary.org

NOAA Coastal Services Center http://www.csc.noaa.gov

NOAA Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology http://ciceet.unh.edu



For planning assistance to coastal communities:

Lisa M. Auermuller
Watershed and Coastal Training Program Coordinator
Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve (JCNERR)
130 Great Bay Blvd.
Tuckerton, NJ 08087
609-812-0649 x 204


For information about NJFloodMapper:

Richard Lathrop
Director, Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis (CRSSA)
Cook Campus, Rutgers University
14 College Farm Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901




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