IDRT contributes first chapter in “A Blueprint for Coastal Adaptation”


Source: Island Press
IDRT is excited to announce that “A Blueprint for Coastal Adaptation: Uniting Design, Economics, and Policy” has been published and is now available for purchase. The first chapter, titled “A Comprehensive Framework for Coastal Flood-Risk Reduction: Charting a Course Toward Resiliency” is authored by our very own Samuel Brody, Kayode Atoba, Wesley Highfield, Antonia Sebastian, Russell Blessing, William Mobley, and Laura Stearns.

The book includes discussions about the interrelated challenges that coastal communities are facing and offers a range of mitigation practices and policies to reduce stress on areas experiencing sea level rise and increasing storm impacts and tidal flooding. Planning for coastal adaption is critical and this publication aims to inspire professionals and policymakers to build a framework for innovative and actionable coastal policy and planning options.

If you would like to purchase a copy from Island Press, which ships worldwide, use the code ADAPT, which is good for a 20% discount. You can also order the book from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and your local independent bookseller.