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Addressing legal disincentives to sea-level rise adaptation in the South Atlantic

Flooding on N.C. 12 on Pea Island in Dare County. Photo courtesy of NCDOTcommunications/Flickr, CC BY 2.0. As local governments throughout the South Atlantic struggle to adapt to sea-level rise, they're faced with a number of legal challenges. I'm sure you can think of at least 1 regularly flooded coastal road where you [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Blueprint Staff Blog, Featured|Comments Off on Addressing legal disincentives to sea-level rise adaptation in the South Atlantic

*RESCHEDULED* Third Thursday Web Forum: Developing regional GIS-based coastal resilience assessments

This web forum was rescheduled from January due to the government shutdown. "Developing regional GIS-based coastal resilience assessments” with J. Greg Dobson, Director of Geospatial Technology at the National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center (NEMAC) As sea levels rise and coastal storm events occur with increased intensity and frequency, many coastal communities—both human and natural—have become more [...]

By |February 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Does carbon in wetland soils go with the flow?

Among the various providers of ecosystem services, forested wetlands might be the champions. With their sponge-like abilities, they supply and purify water, protect communities from flooding, offer habitat for diverse species, produce timber and other goods, and present many opportunities for recreation and general enjoyment. Hidden in wetland soils is another critically important benefit: storage [...]

By |April 7th, 2014|Member Blog|Comments Off on Does carbon in wetland soils go with the flow?