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FLOODING
Publications
Floodplain Conservation as a Flood Mitigation Strategy: Examining Costs and Benefits
Kousky, C. and M. Walls
Ecological Economics | 104 | pp. 119-128 | Related Discussion Paper 13-22-REV
 
The Economics and Politics of “Green” Flood Control: A Historical Examination of Natural Valley Storage Protection by the Corps of Engineers
Carolyn Kousky
RFF Discussion Paper 14-07 | April 2014
 
Managing shoreline retreat: a US perspective
Carolyn Kousky
Climatic Change | March 2014
 
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Events
Subtopic: Flooding 
Green Infrastructure: Using Natural Landscapes for Flood Mitigation and Water Quality Improvements  
April 4, 2012
Event Type: First Wednesday Seminar
Related Topics: Ecosystems, Land Use, Water
 
Water Conflicts and Resolution: Economy vs. Environment?  
March 2, 2011
Event Type: First Wednesday Seminar
Related Topics: Policy and Analysis, Water
 
  
Features
Green Infrastructure: Investing in Nature to Build Safer Communities
A new article in Resources magazine highlights recent work at RFF's Center for the Management of Ecological Wealth, examining how green infrastructure can be a cost-effective substitute for the pipes, dams, levees, and treatment plants traditionally used to control flooding, purify and store water, and reduce urban stormwater runoff.
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