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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.

6 Proposals
Aug 16, 2014
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CLIVE allows citizens to visualize 3D sea-level rise and storm surge scenarios at local community scales using past data and IPCC models
Aug 16, 2014
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Educating, engaging, and empowering people to prepare for the future of sea level rise through citizen science and digital storytelling.
Aug 16, 2014
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Empowering, motivating, and encouraging coastal communities to enhance resiliency through stories, poems, artwork, photography, and film.
Aug 16, 2014
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Using interactive maps with stories of resilience to transfer solutions.
Aug 16, 2014
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Solutions platform users collaboratively share adaptations to improve livelihoods & increase coastal Tanzanian's climate change resilience.
Jul 9, 2014
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Jump-start community discussions about hazard impacts with maps and information that show people and places exposed to coastal flooding.