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Climate Change Adaptation Toolkit for Coastal Communities in the Coral Triangle

Climate change, Sustainable Communities

August 10, 2021

Micronesia Conservation Trust, & US Coral Triangle Initiative Support Program. (2012). Climate change adaptation toolkit for coastal communities in the coral triangle: Tool 4 - guide to vulnerability assessment and local early action planning (VA-LEAP) - Version I:2012 (pp. 137). Bangkok, Thailand: US Agency for International Development

Integrating Reef Resilience and Climate Change Vulnerability into Protected Area Design and Management in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Greater Micronesia

climate adaptation, Climate change, ocean resources, Resilience, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 10, 2021

Maynard, J., Mcleod, E., Houk, P., van Hooidonk, R., Johnson, S., Harriman, L., & Ahmadia, G. (2012). Integrating reef resilience and climate change vulnerability into protected area design and management in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) and greater Micronesia (pp. 69). Mangilao, Guam: Western Pacific Coral Reef Institute, University of Guam

Coral Reef Resilience to Climate Change in Saipan, CNMI; Field-based assessments, and implications for vulnerability and future management

climate adaptation, Climate change, ocean resources, Resilience, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 10, 2021

Maynard, J., McKagan, S., Johnson, S., Houk, P., Ahmadia, G., van Hooidonk, R., … Mcleod, E. (2012). Coral reef resilience to climate change in Saipan, CNMI; Field-based assessments, and implications for vulnerability and future management (pp. 56). Saipan, MP: CNMI Division of Environmental Quality and National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration.

A Framework for Social Adaptation to Climate Change: sustaining tropical coastal communities and industries

climate adaptation, hazard mitigation, Resilience, Sea Level Rise, SLR, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities

August 10, 2021

Marshall, N. A. (2009). A framework for social adaptation to climate change: sustaining tropical coastal communities and industries. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN.

2015 Integrated Resource Plan

Commonwealth Utilities Corporation climate adaptation, CUC, Energy, hazard mitigation, Resilience, Sustainable Communities

August 10, 2021

Leidos Engineering, LLC. (2015). 2015 Integrated Resource Plan, draft final report (pp. 132). Saipan, MP: Commonwealth Utilities Corporation.

Rainfall climatology for Saipan: Distribution, return-periods, El Nino, tropical cyclones, and long-term variations

Climate change, water resources

August 10, 2021

Lander, M. A. (2004). Rainfall climatology for Saipan: Distribution, return-periods, El Nino, tropical cyclones, and long-term variations (Technical Report No. 103) (pp. 60). Mangilao, Guam: Water and Environmental Research Institute of the Western Pacific, University of Guam

Smart Growth and Economic Success: Strategies for local governments

Economic Resilience, EPA, Smart Growth, SSG Planning Tools, Sustainable Communities, USEPA

August 10, 2021

Kramer, M., & Sobel, L. (2014). Smart Growth and Economic Success: Strategies for local governments (No. EPA 231-R-14-001) (pp. 28). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Sustainable Communities

Enhancing Sustainable Communities with Green Infrastructure: A guide to help communities better manage stormwater while achieving other environmental, public health, social, and economic benefits

EPA, Green Infrastructure, SSG Planning Tools, Stormwater management, Sustainable Communities, USEPA

August 10, 2021

Kramer, M. G. (2014). Enhancing sustainable communities with green infrastructure: A guide to help communities better manage stormwater while achieving other environmental, public health, social, and economic benefits (No. EPA 100-R-14-006) (pp. 66). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Sustainable Communities.

Our Built and Natural Environments: a technical review of the interactions among land use, transportation, and environmental quality

EPA, Land Use, Smart Growth, Sustainable Communities, transportation, USEPA

August 10, 2021

Kramer, M. G. (2013). Our built and natural environments: a technical review of the interactions among land use, transportation, and environmental quality. Second Edition (No. EPA 231K13001) (pp. 148). Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Sustainable Communities.

Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the US National Climate Assessment: Climate of the Pacific Islands

climate adaptation, Climate change, Flooding, Sea Level Rise, SLR

August 10, 2021

Regional Climate Trends and Scenarios for the US National Climate Assessment: Climate of the Pacific Islands