Natural Defense Projects

Natural Defense Projects

The Natural Defense App evaluates natural coastal habitats like reefs, mangroves, and marshes that often play an important role in coastal protection, and allows users to explore a comprehensive global summary of natural defense projects across multiple habitat types.

This app is being used at the global level.

Economics of Coastal Adaptation

Economics of Coastal Adaptation

The Economics of Coastal Adaptation app allows users to explore current and future risks from coastal hazards and to compare the cost-effectiveness of nature-based (green), artificial (gray), and policy solutions to reduce risks and avert damages.

This app is being used in Gulf of Mexico Read More.

Economics of Nature-Based Adaptation

Economics of Nature-Based Adaptation

The Economics of Nature-Based Adaptation app allows users to explore current and future risks from coastal hazards and to compare the cost-effectiveness of nature-based (green) and engineered (grey) solutions to reduce risks and avert damages in coastal areas.

This app is being used in California.

Community Rating System Explorer

Community Rating System Explorer

The Community Rating System Explorer helps planners identify areas that are eligible for Open Space Preservation (OSP) credits in FEMA’s Community Rating System (CRS), a voluntary program that encourages improved floodplain management through discounted flood insurance premiums, and provides exportable information to support the application process.

This app is being used in North Carolina.
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