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Climate Adaptations in the Southeast USA

  • Ashley Brosius
  • Ernesto Diaz
  • Rick Durbrow
  • Rhonda Evans
  • Stephanie Fauver
  • Tim Hayden
  • Bob Howard
  • Kasey Jacobs
  • Glenn Landers
  • Steve McNulty
  • Janine Nicholson
  • Dale Quattrochi
  • Linda Rimer
  • Scott Shuford
  • Skip Stiles
  • Adam Terando
Part of the NCA Regional Input Reports book series (NCARIR)

Lead Authors

  • Kirstin Dow (Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments; Department of Geography, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina)

  • Lynne Carter (Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program and Coastal

  • Sustainability Studio, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana)

Climate adaptation activities are currently under way around the Southeast (SE). Efforts by local, state, and federal agencies include identification of relevant climate impacts, assessment of significant risks and vulnerabilities, and the creation of partnerships to support planning. In addition to specific projects, adaptive capacity also is being established through monitoring, research, and outreach. This analysis draws on multiple efforts to inventory adaptation in the SE. The authors of this chapter identified few advanced examples of plans and projects that have been implemented. However because of the number of efforts, diversity of groups involved, the mainstreaming of efforts, and the...

Keywords

Storm Surge Vulnerability Assessment Climate Change Adaptation Adaptation Planning Climate Adaptation 
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© Southeast Climate Consortium 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ashley Brosius
    • 1
  • Ernesto Diaz
    • 2
  • Rick Durbrow
    • 3
  • Rhonda Evans
    • 3
  • Stephanie Fauver
    • 4
  • Tim Hayden
    • 5
  • Bob Howard
    • 3
  • Kasey Jacobs
    • 2
  • Glenn Landers
    • 6
  • Steve McNulty
    • 7
  • Janine Nicholson
    • 8
  • Dale Quattrochi
    • 9
  • Linda Rimer
    • 10
  • Scott Shuford
    • 11
  • Skip Stiles
    • 12
  • Adam Terando
    • 13
  1. 1.Carolinas Integrated Sciences and AssessmentsColumbiaUSA
  2. 2.Puerto Rico Coastal Zone Management ProgramSan JuanUSA
  3. 3.Region 4, Environmental Protection AgencyAtlantaGeorgia
  4. 4.NOAA Coastal Services CenterCharlestonUSA
  5. 5.Engineer Research Development Center–CERL, U.S. Army Corps of EngineersChampaignIllinois
  6. 6.U.S. Army Corps of EngineersJacksonvilleUSA
  7. 7.Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment CenterRaleighUSA
  8. 8.NC Department of Environment and Natural ResourcesClimate Change Strategies ProgramRaleighUSA
  9. 9.NASA Marshall Space Flight CenterHuntsvilleUSA
  10. 10.Region 4, Environmental Protection AgencyDurhamUSA
  11. 11.City of FayettevilleFayettevilleUSA
  12. 12.Wetlands WatchNorfolkUSA
  13. 13.Department of BiologyNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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