This page includes resources for communicating the risks related to sea-level rise and materials for sea-level rise education.

Sea-Level Rise Communication

Risk Communication Basics

  • Developed By: NOAA Office for Coastal Management
  • Description: This publication helps community leaders understand and connect with stakeholders and inspire risk-wise behavior through improved communication.
  • Link: Risk Communication Guidebook

General Best Practices for Communicating About Climate Change

  • Developed By: Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative
  • Description: This publication provides best practices for communicating climate change and dispels common climate change-related myths.
  • Link: Climate Communication and Myths

Sea-Level Rise Short Films

  • Developed By: Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative
  • Description: The Resilience to Future Flooding project uses short films to communicate sea-level rise resilience to stakeholders across the northern Gulf of Mexico.
  • Link: Resilience to Future Flooding Videos

Tools for Talking to Anyone about Sea-Level Rise Handout

  • Developed By: Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative
  • Description: This handout provides links to four sea-level rise-related resources – taken together these resources provide a holistic approach to communicating about sea-level rise.
  • Link: SLR Tools Handout

Sea-Level Rise Education

Sea-Level Rise in the Classroom

  • Developed By: Program for Local Adaptation to Climate Effects: Sea-Level Rise
  • Description: Sea-Level Rise in the Classroom is a four-module curriculum designed for high school teachers to introduce sea-level rise impacts and discuss community based solutions with their students.
  • Link: Sea-Level Rise in the Classroom Curriculum

Guide to Mississippi Community Markers: High Water Marks

  • Developed By: Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative
  • Description: The goal of the High Water Mark Initiative is to raise flood-risk awareness by hosting high water markers to show where flood waters have risen in the past. This guide shows the location of these markers along the Mississippi Coast and can be used as a field trip for educators in the state.
  • Link: MS High Water Mark Guide (note PDF download at the top of the page)