Conceptual diagram illustrating what a waterfront owner can do to protect their property from climate change. Existing structures can be elevated in low-lying areas, and eco-friendly living shorelines can be implemented, to lessen climate change effects like flooding.

Elevation and Living Shoreline

Conceptual diagram illustrating what a waterfront owner can do to protect their property from climate change. Existing structures can be elevated in low-lying areas, and eco-friendly living shorelines can be implemented, to lessen climate change effects like flooding.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2011-11-04
AlbumHuman > Climate Change
TypeGraphic
Project(s)Assateague Island National Seashore Climate Change
Dimensions4136 x 1833
Filesize1 MB
Number of Downloads105
Filetype(s) PNG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)