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

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.

Report by Carolyn Kousky, Sheila M. Olmstead, Margaret A. Walls, Adam Stern, and Molly Macauley — 1 minute read — Nov. 10, 2011