Future Proofing Communities and Preserving Cultural Resources
Author(s): Sandra Pentney
Climate change is already having observable effects on cultural resources within both the natural and built environments. As communities and governments strive to protect their assets from climate change impacts there is opportunity for advanced preservation practices. On the flip side of this, a lack of preservation planning within the construct of future proofing assets may have irreversible and detrimental effects to cultural resources of all types. This paper delves into opportunities for preservation while planning for climate change effect mitigation.
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- Society for American Archaeology 81st Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL (2016) •
- Heritage Tools for Tackling Climate Change
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Future Proofing Communities and Preserving Cultural Resources. Sandra Pentney. Presented at The 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, Florida. 2016 ( tDAR id: 404416)