Report

The Role of Land Use in Adaptation to Increased Precipitation and Flooding: A Case Study in Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River Basin

Nov 11, 2011 | Carolyn Kousky, Sheila M. Olmstead, Margaret A. Walls, Adam Stern, Molly K. Macauley

Summary

Although the costs of a watershed-scale preservation policy would likely exceed the flood damage mitigation benefits, strategically preserving high-benefit, low-cost land parcels could actually generate net benefits. This research was also published in Environmental Science and Technology.