Local Governments and Sea Level Rise

Adapting to Rising Tides

A partnership between San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Services Center (NOAA CSC) to work with Bay Area communities to begin planning for sea level rise. Adapting to Rising Tides: Bay Area Communities Working Together

What Bay Area Governments Can Do

San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission's Local Government Adaptation Assistance Program

Coastal Climate Adaptation Website

A "community of practice" among state and local officials engaged in coastal resource management and land-use planning to exchange climate change adaptation experiences and information with their colleagues.

NOAA's Coastal Climate Adaptation website,

Roadmap for Adapting to Coastal Risk

A virtual training opportunity offered by NOAA Coastal Services Center which outlines a participatory process for assessing a community's vulnerability to hazards and for incorporating relevant data and information about hazards and climate into ongoing local planning and decision making.

NOAA's Roadmap for Adapting to Coastal Risk.