In response to a stakeholder engagement process between 2012 and 2014, Rutgers University, on behalf of the NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance (NJCAA), convened a Science and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) to help identify planning options for practitioners to enhance the resilience of New Jersey’s people, places, and assets to regional sea-level rise (SLR), coastal storms, and the resulting flood risk. The STAP’s charge was to identify and evaluate the most current science on sea-level rise projections and changing coastal storms, consider the implications for the practices and policies of local and regional stakeholders, and provide practical options for stakeholders to incorporate science into risk-based decision processes. This report summarizes the deliberations of the STAP.
Assessing New Jersey’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Storms: Report of the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance Science and Technical Advisory Panel
Kopp, R.E., A. Broccoli, B. Horton, D. Kreeger, R. Leichenko, J.A. Miller, J.K. Miller, P. Orton, A. Parris, D. Robinson, C.P.Weaver, M. Campo, M. Kaplan, M. Buchanan, J. Herb, L. Auermuller and C. Andrews. 2016. Assessing New Jersey’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Storms: Report of the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance Science and Technical Advisory Panel. Prepared for the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance. New Brunswick, New Jersey.