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Integrated Assessment for Effective Climate Change Adaptation Strategies

Integrated Assessment for Effective Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in New York State (Project Update.pdf)

This project addresses a key issue identified in the EMEP research plan. Prior to devoting limited research dollars to intensive studies, an integrated assessment of potential impacts and adaptation strategies will be useful in identifying impacts and needs specific to New York.

Working interactively with stakeholders, the assessment will identify critical vulnerabilities, climate risks, and adaptation strategies specific to NYS, for a range of key sectors: agriculture, coastal zones, ecosystems, energy, infrastructure, public health, and water resources. For each sector, the economic costs and benefits of impacts and adaptation strategies also will be assessed.

Lake Placid, NY.
Lake Placid, NY. Source: en.wikipedia.org

Last Updated: 08/20/2012