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Coastal Flood Monitoring System

Tools & Applications

The Delaware Coastal Flood Monitoring System (CFMS) is a web-based tool and alert system designed to provide emergency managers, planners, and others the information needed regarding upcoming coastal flood events. The CFMS covers the Delaware Bay coast …

NOAA Sea Level Rise Viewer

Tools & Applications

The purpose of this data viewer is to provide coastal managers and scientists with a preliminary look at sea level rise and coastal flooding impacts.

Surging Seas Risk Zone Maps

Tools & Applications

Teaser about Sea Zone Risk Maps.

Recommendation of Sea-Level Rise Planning Scenarios for Delaware: Technical Report

Projects & Reports

This technical report was developed from these efforts summarizing the impacts of SLR in Delaware, recent research on historic SLR reconstructions, data from tide gauges located within the Delaware region, several recent international and national assessments on projecting future SLR conditions, and recommendations of new SLR scenarios to use in Delaware long-range planning activities.

Coastal Delaware Resiliency

Projects & Reports

A warming climate, changes in weather patterns, and rising sea levels will change how and where business is done in coastal Delaware. These factors may also provide new business opportunities. This report summarizes the current state of climate science …

Global and Regional Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States

Projects & Reports

The Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flood Hazard Scenarios and Tools Interagency Task Force, jointly convened by the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and the National Ocean Council (NOC), began its work in August 2015. The Task Force has focused …

Delaware Coastal Inundation Maps

Data, Tools & Applications Data, Tools & Applications

A new topographic DEM was used to develop bathtub-model coastal inundation maps for the state of Delaware. Both maps and GIS data layers are available from this project.

Climate Action in Delaware: 2016 Progress Report

Projects & Reports

In September 2013, the Governor signed Executive Order 41: Preparing Delaware for Emerging Climate Impacts and Seizing Economic Opportunities from Reducing Emissions. The Executive Order directed Delaware state government agencies to address both the c …

Avoiding and Minimizing Risk of Flood Damage to State Assets: A Guide for Delaware State Agencies

Projects & Reports

An easy-to-use guide that will help state agencies evaluate and avoid both existing flood risk and future risks posed by climate change during the planning and design of public building and infrastructure projects. Changes in sea levels, temperatures, …

UNNATURAL COASTAL FLOODS: Sea level rise and the human fingerprint on U.S. floods since 1950

Projects & Reports

Human-caused climate change is contributing to global sea level rise and consequently aggravating coastal floods. This analysis removes the assessed human-caused component in global sea level from hourly water level records since 1950 at 27 U.S. tide g …