Virtual Climate Adaptation Library

Of Note:



National Climate Assessment.

A comprehensive U.S. review. 2014.


  Highly valuable summary of many adaptation tools.

Adaptation Tool Kit:  Sea-level Rise & Coastal Land Use. GCC. 2011.



  Protecting Florida's Communities. DCA. 2005.  Little known and exceptional.



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Coastal Climate Change:  Adaptation and Resilience

Searchable archives on local through international coastal climate planning since 2009.

  • Over 2100 reports/articles are in 15 directories and > 80 subdirectories covering the globe, above. 

  • Coastal planning guidelines in > 10 languages available. Articles and reports are welcome in any language (see below).

  • The directory on Climate Communications has > 100 reports on applied messaging and underlying behavioral components.

   English and Spanish infographic summaries of Florida coastal adaptation alternatives are now available.
   These four-page infographic documents can be used for multiple adaptation and education purposes.
   The NOAA Climate Program Office and the Rutgers Sea Level and Climate Program supported this work. 


Other Adaptation Planning Resources - National U.S., and Global  

Wide arrays of related resources are also available at the Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange, Ecosystem-based Management Tools Network, Climate CentralGeorgetown's Adaptation Clearinghouse,, NOAA's Digital Coast, Storm Smart Coasts, and other resources. 







We thank many colleagues who have contributed files from diverse regions.  If you have documents on coastal climate adaptation and resilience to contribute, please forward to  Use of copyrighted material is restricted to nonprofit educational purposes only and is not intended for commercial use.  If the owner of any work should wish a document to be removed, please contact