The series featured stanford scholars and other experts discussing how to best address these challenges through policy, technology and research. Organizers of the series produced a white paper, Building Coastal Resilience for Greater U.S. Security, published in June 2018. The paper explores challenges facing coastal communities; ways to advance U.S. resilience to climate change impacts; strengthening the sustainability and economic security of coastal infrastructure, and enhancing national security. Areas of discussion include understanding the state of scientific knowledge, identifying important gaps, and exploring relevant policies, decision-support tools, and decision-making approaches.

Read a Q&A interview exploring the paper's themes and view videos and recaps from these #StanfordCoasts events below.

Events

Beach

Sept. 19, 2017 | Stanford, CA

Building Coastal Resilience: U.S. Risks and Preparedness

 

 

storm surge

Oct. 20, 2017 | Washington, DC

 Building Coastal Resilience: U.S. and International Risks and Preparedness

 

 

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