sea level rise

Under Pressure: Rethinking CT’s Coastal Land Use and Adaptation Strategies

UConn CLEAR’s Juliana Barrett and colleague Tao Wu were recently featured in UConn Today’s Under Pressure: Rethinking CT’s Coastal Land Use and Adaptation Strategies. This article focuses on Barrett and Wu’s recently publication about land change throughout the years and the important factors at play when it comes to climate resilience. It keys in on the […]

Moving with the Marshes

April 1, 2020 Presented By Juliana Barrett, Coastal Resources Extension Educator, CT Sea Grant Avalonia Land Conservancy (ALC) received a land parcel donation to add to their waterfront Dodge Paddock Beal Preserve in Stonington Borough, CT in 2018. The parcel included a large, cultivated garden bordering a marsh. With funding from the Long Island Sound […]

How will CT’s Coastal Roads and Marshes Respond to Sea Level Rise?

October 16, 2019 Presented By Emily Wilson, UConn CLEAR and David Kozak, CT DEEP Sea Level Affecting Marsh Migration (SLAMM) is a mathematical model developed by NOAA that uses digital elevation data and other information to simulate potential impacts of long-term sea level rise on wetlands and shorelines. CT DEEP recently completed a project to […]

Living Shorelines in CT: Design Considerations & Site Suitability

March 10, 2016 Presented in partnership with CIRCA, the CT Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation An increasing awareness of the need to reduce the potential adverse impacts of hardened coastal structures has prompted interest in the development of living shorelines as an alternative. This webinar will review of the benefits of living shorelines in […]