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.
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.
Planners and emergency managers use this downloadable software package to access FEMA models that estimate potential losses from earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes and evaluate costs and benefits of mitigation options.
This downloadable software package from the Department of Homeland Security helps users determine the initial or relative risk and resilience of tunnels to a range of hazards, including natural hazards such as fire and floods.
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.
Coastal resource managers and planners in the San Francisco Bay region can use locally relevant, online maps and tools to explore, visualize, and anticipate vulnerabilities related to sea level rise and storms.
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.
Explore how the shoreline is likely to change with increasing amounts of sea level rise. This tool from NOAA's Office of Coastal Management lets you visualize the potential impacts of coastal flooding so you can prioritize actions for different scenarios.
Transportation departments can use this Microsoft Excel®-based file with Visual Basic macros to generate reports on the sensitivity of six types of transportation assets to 11 potential climate impacts.
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.