Coastal Processes, Hazards, and Society

Goals and Objectives



Students will assess how coastal communities can plan for and adapt to rising sea levels.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this module, students should be able to:

  • critically examine the current state of sea level rise adaptation policy in the U.S.;
  • consider the policy options for coastal communities at risk from sea level rise in the U.S. and around
    the world;
  • assess how coastal community stakeholders work through the planning process, assess vulnerability
    and adaptation strategy options;

Module 13 Roadmap

-- Assignment
Module 13 Roadmap
To Read/Watch

In addition to reading all of the required materials here on the course website, before you begin working through this module, please read the following required readings to make sure you are familiar with the content so you can complete the assignments.



Extra readings are clearly noted throughout the module and can be pursued as your time and interest allow.

To Do
  • Complete Module 13 Lab.
  • Take the Module 13 Quiz.
  • Submit Stage 4 of the Capstone Project.
  • Submit Stage 5 of the Capstone Project by the due date.


If you have any questions, please use the Canvas email tool to contact the instructor.