The comprehensive, interactive viewer was created to help agency staff members and lessee partners understand potential risks to infrastructure, natural habitats, and coastal communities from sea-level rise.
While not exhaustive, this list contains some useful resources for analysis and evaluation of sea-level rise-related impacts, including maps and GIS layers, surveys, studies, and assessments. This list will be updated as new information becomes available. State of...
The State of California Sea-Level Rise Guidance 2018 Update (CA Ocean Protection Council) reflects recent advances in sea-level rise science to assist state agencies and local governments incorporating sea level rise into their planning, permitting, and investment decisions. This resource describes strategies and opportunities for adaptation to ensure a more resilient coast.
The 2018 Update to the Safeguarding California Plan is a roadmap showing how California’s state government is taking action to respond to climate change.
Climate experts release latest science on sea-level rise projections to support California policy guidance
A seven-member team of experts has provided the State with a report on the best-available sea-level rise science, including recent scientific advances on the role of polar ice loss.
The Sea-level Rise Policy Guidance document provides an overview of the best available sea-level rise science for California and recommended methods for addressing it in planning and regulatory actions, with a focus on Local Coastal Programs and Coastal Development Permits.
This Executive Order calls for state agencies to take climate change into account in their planning and investment decisions.
Brown Administration releases Draft Safeguarding California Plan to ready State for impacts of a changing climate
Extreme Heat, Sea Level Rise, Other Effects Hit Public Health, Power Grids, Water Delivery – Key Actions Save Lives Now, Property Later
This report has been prepared to address concerns expressed on the issue of sea level rise and the implications for California’s economic and social future by members of the Commission at the Commission meeting held on June 1, 2009. The Commissioners...
A component of Identification of Natural Infrastructure Options for Adapting to Sea Level Rise. Click the image below to read the report.