Options Database

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The Options Database lets you explore resilience-building solutions that other communities have considered. It lists more than 1000 options tied to specific hazards and assets; options were compiled from recent Climate Adaptation and Resilience Plans published in the United States. Learn more about the Options Database on its tool page »

Click the filter button and set the drop-down menus to display proposed solutions related to the climate-related hazards that concern you and the assets you want to protect.

Instructions to filter the Options Database 

  1. Click Filter then +Add Condition
  2. To specify a hazard, set the drop down menus to "Hazards", "has any of", and select your hazard of interest.
  3. To specify an asset, click +Add Condition then set the line to "Asset", "has any of", and select your asset.
  4. Add or modify filter preferences to view options of interest.

Instructions to export filtered options 

  • Click the checkbox to the left of "Option" to select all
  • Click Ctrl+C to copy the selected data (command+C on a Mac)
  • Paste your data into a spreadsheet by pressing Ctrl+V (command+V on a Mac)
  • To download the full database of options, select "Download CSV" at the bottom right of the table.