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Adaptation Action Area Implementation Miami Beach is a lowlying porous barrier island with approximately 70 miles of shoreline Average elevation of 44 feet NAVD 1988 Dense urban environment How do we best plan and adapt to the impacts of Sea Level Rise ID: 341805 Download Presentation

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City of Miami Beach

Adaptation Action Area ImplementationSlide2

Miami Beach is a low-lying, porous barrier island with approximately 70 miles of shoreline

Average elevation of 4.4 feet NAVD 1988

Dense, urban environment

How do we best plan and adapt to the impacts of Sea Level Rise?

City of Miami Beach: Surrounded by WaterSlide3

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BEACH

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CHALLENGE: High Groundwater

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NORTHSlide5

Miami Beach Current Response

Mayor & Commission Leadership

Adaptation PlanningInfrastructure Improvements

Built Environment

Enhancing Natural Features

Long-Term Adaptation PlanningSlide6

Fostering Partnerships

Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact

Academic: FIU & UMEngineering ExpertiseAECOM – Peer review for SWMMPBechtel – Financing seawall upgrade

International Collaboration

Dutch Dialogues Seminar 2013

Municipal Engineering Foundation Victoria, Australia Slide7

Thank you

Elizabeth Wheaton

Assistant Building DirectorEnvironment & Sustainability Divisionelizabethwheaton@miamibeachfl.gov

305-673-7000 x6121

Margarita Wells

Environment and Sustainability Specialist

Environment & Sustainability Division

margaritawells@miamibeachfl.gov305-673-7000 x6928

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