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Visualizing the Possibility of Relocation: Coastal Relocation Leaf

Department of Geography, Virginia Tech, 207 Wallace Hall, 295 West Campus Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Soc. Sci. 2019, 8(6), 197; https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci8060197
Received: 8 May 2019 / Revised: 10 June 2019 / Accepted: 19 June 2019 / Published: 22 June 2019
The cognitive dissonance between the need for relocation as an adaptation strategy and the reluctance to consider this option among stakeholders may result in maladaptation in communities highly vulnerable to coastal hazards. This study presents an interactive communication tool, Coastal Relocation Leaf (CRL), designed to facilitate an understanding of the circumstances that may lead to relocation. The tool is designed to allow users to explore “what-if” scenarios, fostering further conversation about the complexities and trade-offs associated with the possibility of relocation in coastal communities. The tool is visualized using the Adobe Flash platform and refined using expert evaluation. View Full-Text
Keywords: coastal; flooding; adaptation; relocation; retreat; migration coastal; flooding; adaptation; relocation; retreat; migration
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