Toolkit: Oceans and Coastlines
This Environmental Protection Agency site provides an overview of climate impacts on coastal areas. It addresses broad consequences for sea level rise, storm surge, changing water temperature, and ocean acidification at a regional context.
Importance of Coastal Change Variables in Determining Vulnerability to Sea- and Lake-Level Change [PDF]
A fairly recent study involving national parks along the coasts throughout the US. This research includes a detailed methodology and vulnerability assessments for parks service-wide. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico parks have the highest vulnerability, Pacific, Great Lakes and oceanic islands have moderate vulnerability, and Gulf of Alaska parks have relatively low vulnerability to sea level changes comparatively.
Last updated: September 22, 2016