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 […]
On Thursday, March 22, EAC Associate 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.
A Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) is a cooperative planning effort between local governments and military installations. Working with the County of Monmouth, NJ, a team from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy worked with Maser Consulting, P.A, HR&A Advisors, and AECOM to help develop climate resilience analyses and recommendations for […]Campo, coastal, land use, Monmouth County, NWS Earle
Using the outcomes from the New Jersey based science and technical advisory panel on coastal storm and sea level rise and research undertaken in coastal communities in Virginia, EAC investigators are working to identify the criteria and characteristics of communities with concentrations of ‘ocean economy’ related businesses. Afterward, they will be conducting interviews with economic […]Campo, coastal, coastal hazards, economic development, NJSGC, risk perceptions
Water-dependent uses require sites that provide access to coastal waterways. This requirement also means that water-dependent uses are inherently vulnerable to risks from coastal hazards. The EAC team is working with NOAA to develop “Resilience Planning for Water-Dependent Uses”. The guide leverages the geospatial capabilities of ESRI Story maps, and uses the web-based tool to […]Campo, coastal, NOAA, resilience
The NJ FRAMES Project is a resiliency planning initiative in the Two Rivers region of Monmouth County, NJ that will seek to develop a regional adaptation plan to guide local efforts in response to coastal hazards. The project is facilitated by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJ DEP) through a grant from the […]Campo, coastal hazards, Monmouth, NJ FRAMES, NJDEP, resilience
The BESCCH Project was managed by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Coastal and Land Use Planning with financial support from the U.S. Department of the Interior and administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program. Staff at EAC worked with 12 coastal communities and Island […]BESCCH, coastal, Krause, NFWF, NJDEP, sandy
State, local and federal decision makers throughout New Jersey are working to enhance the resilience of coastal communities and resources to hazards – including flooding driven by sea-level rise and coastal storms – that are increasing as a result of climate change. In partnership with the Rutgers Climate Institute and as part of its co-facilitation […]