Tools are available to help you manage your climate-related risks and opportunities, and to help guide you in building resilience to extreme events. Browse the list below, or filter by topic and/or tool functionality in the boxes above. To expand your results, click the Clear Filters link.
Help people visualize the impact of potential projects or events with this downloadable photo-editing software. Users can modify "before" images of familiar scenes to show how they might look "after" a specified amount of sea level rise or after a proposed building project is complete.
Access adaptation case studies, virtual library resources, a directory of adaptation practitioners, and a database of relevant tools on this comprehensive website. Users can also participate in community forums or contribute resources.
Select a coastal county and explore summary snapshots describing its flood exposure, wetland benefits, or economic benefits from ocean jobs. Communities access these reports to benchmark current conditions and identify opportunities for building resilience.
Transportation agencies can use this guidebook for scenario planning to address transportation issues, changes in land use, and population growth or decline, as well as climate change and uses of alternative energy.
Policy makers, local planners, and the public can identify and access data, maps, documents, websites, tools, videos, and other resources relevant to climate change adaptation and mitigation across New York State.
Municipal officials interested in improving the resilience of their economy can use this flexible tool to get a "big picture" assessment of their climate vulnerabilities or to dive deeper and map out specific economic impacts or threats and business opportunities.
This guide provides a variety of tools to secure meaningful input from the public on transportation plans, programs, and projects. Though designed specifically for transportation, the strategies can also be useful for other sectors.
Users in the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo region of New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico can consult these monthly impact and outlook reports to get information on past and forecasted regional temperature, precipitation, ENSO, and fire conditions.
This planning process can help local decision makers link outcomes such as sea level rise and increased stormwater runoff to consequences in their community, and then identify strategies for adaptation and hazard management.