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Burlington City Coastal Vulnerability Assessment

Product No.: 17033
Date Published: 1/2018
Pages: 70

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Geographic Area Covered: Burlington City, Burlington County, New Jersey

Abstract: This report documents two tools, the coastal vulnerability assessment and Getting to Resilience Questionnaire, that DVRPC used in partnership with municipal staff and residents from Burlington City in 2015 to 2016. The narrative outlines projected effects of climate change in New Jersey, records Burlington’s historic flooding issues and the actions it has taken to increase its resilience to floods, discusses the tools’ methods and findings, and offers recommendations and assistance to implement them.

Key Words: Assiscunk Creek, Burlington City, Burlington County, Climate Change, Coastal Vulnerability Assessment, Delaware River, Environment, Flooding, Getting to Resilience, Hazard Mitigation, Municipal Planning, Natural Resources, New Jersey, Sea Level Rise, Waterfront

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