Coastal Resilience


This screen shot of the Coastal Resilience interactive tool shows a future scenario for flooding and inundation during a five-year storm event, assuming a moderate rate of sea level rise. Examples of ecological and socio-economic data layers are activated. Click image to enlarge.


Coastal Resilience is an online mapping toolkit that facilitates municipal and state-level efforts to adapt to coastal flooding and inundation associated with climate change. The tool supports decision makers in assessing where to act in risk reduction, adaptation and conservation using map-based apps customized for specific geographic locations.

Geographic Location

Various. Coastal Resilience projects around the U.S. encompass 17 coastal states. There are additional projects in the Caribbean, across Mexico and Central America, as well as a global effort.