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Communicating Coastal Risk and Resilience 2014

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Proposal creation

CoLab members create proposals

Mar 9, 2014 08:00 EDT - Jul 20, 2014 11:59 EDT
Semi-Finalist selection
Expert judges select semi-finalists

Jul 21, 2014 12:00 EDT - Aug 5, 2014 08:00 EDT
Proposal revisions
Semi-finalists can improve their proposals

Aug 5, 2014 08:01 EDT - Aug 16, 2014 11:59 EDT
Finalist selection
Expert judges select finalists

Aug 16, 2014 08:00 EDT - Sep 3, 2014 12:59 EDT
Voting period
Public Voting Period

Sep 3, 2014 12:00 EDT - Oct 2, 2014 12:00 EDT
Winners awarded
Winners are announced for the Judges’ and Popular Choice Awards

Oct 2, 2014 12:01 EDT
How do we best communicate climate risk and resilience to coastal communities?

How do we communicate coastal community resilience to climate risks in a way that is engaging, informative, and useful, and how do we empower coastal communities to understand and embrace the concept? What does resilience mean to coastal communities, and how do people want to be communicated with when it comes to resilience?

In this contest, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) seeks products or services (i.e., web interfaces, creative fact sheets, mobile device apps, events, etc.) that present coastal communities with a better understanding of their chronic risks (e.g., flooding, drought) and extreme weather risks (e.g., more frequent/intense storms) in a way that’s meaningful to diverse user communities. The goal is to figure out how to communicate information in a clear and resonating way to inform planning and decision-making and to motivate coastal communities to take action to decrease their vulnerability and enhance their resilience. See contest details.

18 Proposals
Solutions platform users collaboratively share adaptations to improve livelihoods & increase coastal Tanzanian's climate change resilience.
CLIVE allows citizens to visualize 3D sea-level rise and storm surge scenarios at local community scales using past data and IPCC models
Educating, engaging, and empowering people to prepare for the future of sea level rise through citizen science and digital storytelling.
Empowering, motivating, and encouraging coastal communities to enhance resiliency through stories, poems, artwork, photography, and film.
Using interactive maps with stories of resilience to transfer solutions.
Jump-start community discussions about hazard impacts with maps and information that show people and places exposed to coastal flooding.
Coastal Storms: not if but when! Maui, Hawaii plans to rebuild safer, stronger and smarter using community-based reconstruction guidelines.
Augmented reality strategy turns indicators of coastal risk into interactive tools that inform business and houselholds adaptation decisions
CBA add value to DRR & sustainable development approaches by building the adaptive capacity & resilience of vulnerable communities.
Our mobile app displays climate issues at different levels of complexity in an effort to engage climate change professionals and citizens.
Focused action will help reduce vanishing reefs, fish stocks, and storm surges in thousands of locations on Planet Earth.
Allowing members of coastal communities that already felt the effects of climate change to share their experiences with other communities.
Strengthen and expand Coastal News Today - the voice of the coastal engineering and management community worldwide
Thermal energy & kinetic energy conversion of the Gulfstream to lower Co2 GHG emissions anywhere between 300ppm/350 ppm in 20 years.
To increase awareness of the potential impications of sea level rise install "future" high level markers with projected dates.
Adapting requires time, it depends on efficient infrastructure and it's not only an obstacle but also a possibility.
I think by extracting electrical neutral and ground energy and burning it off like gasoline in the soil would be worth considering.