Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Tracking Coastal Adaptation: Implementing California's Innovative Sea Level Rise Planning Database
- Author(s): Herzog, Megan M.
- Moser, Susanne C.
- Newkirk, Sarah
- et al.
This policy brief offers recommendations regarding implementation of A.B. 2516, which directs the California Natural Resources Agency and Ocean Protection Council to develop an online database of actions taken across the state to plan for sea level rise. The authors and contributors to these recommendations collectively bring expertise in coastal law, climate change adaptation, program evaluation, and survey research.These recommendations may be useful to other states, policymakers, researchers, and private entities seeking to enhance the compilation, publication, and analysis of information about climate change adaptation.