Shrinking Wetlands, Sinking Cities: Why Preserving and Restoring Wetlands Can Help Save Our Coastal Cities

Jun 08, 2015

This article provides insight into effects of climate change and sea waters rise on coastal cities and possible mitigation through preservation and restoration of wetlands. The article includes a literature review, in-depth analysis of two case studies, and also defines next steps and necessary research for wider adoption.

keywords: coastal resilience, landscape urbanism, climate change, soft infrastructure, urban resilience

Author: 
Elizabeth Ward, LEED AP ND (Perkins+Will)
Periodical: 
Perkins+Will Research Journal
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Perkins+Will
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