The Fourth National Climate Assessment identified the NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance as a key program to develop and implement climate adaptation strategies that assist Northeast municipalities, counties and states in efforts to build resilience to environmental changes and adapt to a changing climate (Chapter 18, Executive Summary). The NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance is co-facilitated by the […]
Jeanne Herb, EAC Executive Director, joined Rutgers Climate Institute Associate Director Dr. Marjorie Kaplan in presenting insights regarding state sea level rise policies at a Coastal Resilience Summit organized by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. See the slide presentation here. Photo credit: AP Photo/Doug Mills, PoolClimate Institute, Coastal Resilience Summit, Herb, Kaplan, NJDEP
EAC Executive Director Jeanne Herb, along with Senior Research Specialists Matt Campo and Dr. Jennifer Whytlaw, presented an analysis of social vulnerability in New Jersey’s 239 coastal municipalities at a Coastal Resilience Summit convened by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. See their slide presentation here.
Congratulations to the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance for winning the Coastal and Ocean Champion Award from the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute. The New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance is facilitated by the Environmental Analysis and Communications Group in partnership with the Rutgers Climate Institute. Over the past year, the Alliance has also won […]
Compiled by EAC’s Dr. Karen Lowrie, (Managing Editor of Risk Analysis) and Dr. Louis Anthony (Tony) Cox, this special virtual issue of Risk Analysis, prepared a year after Harvey and in the wake of Florence, offers insights on how best to anticipate, communicate, manage, mitigate, respond to, recover from, and learn from such disasters. The […]2018, Climate, hurricane, Lowrie, risk, Risk Analysis
EAC team members will work on an interdisciplinary team at Rutgers to integrate an existing suite of coastal hazards mapping tools into a unified platform. This new platform will integrate the latest climate science, exposure assessment techniques, and best practices in resilience planning. The project will include stakeholder engagement to identify suggested improvements to the new […]Climate, coastal, Herb, platform, resilience, tools, Whytlaw
EAC’s Dr. Whytlaw has developed and teaches a GIS Applications in Marine Science and Policy class to Monmouth University students. The course has students gather and analyze spatial data to critically examine uses of the ocean in the Mid-Atlantic Region of the United States, including working through NOAA’s Ocean Economics Methodology to examine coastal economies. Learn more about the […]course, GIS, Monmouth, NOAA, ocean, Whytlaw
Karen Lowrie co-facilitated a workshop on May 9 at the Rutgers Atlantic Cape campus with Leigh Ann Von Hagen as part of the Planning Health Communities Initiative. Health Department members from four Southern New Jersey counties learned about Health Impact Assessment and Health in All Policies, in preparation for selecting projects in their counties that could benefit […]County Health Ranking, Health in All Policies, HIA, Lowrie, PHCI, SOPHE
On Thursday, March 22, EAC Executive Director Jeanne Herb joined Rutgers professors David Robinson and Robert Kopp as part of a Rutgers panel testifying in front of the New Jersey Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee outlining impacts of changing climate conditions on New Jersey’s coastal zone. View Jeanne’s testimony here.