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Center for Resiliency and Sustainability

MDPL’s Center for Resiliency and Sustainability was launched in 2017.


LIDAR map of Miami Beach, southern portion: click here. This map shows the existing road elevations of Miami Beach roads. Over time, the City plans to elevate low roads to 3.2′ NAVD. 

Miami Beach by the Numbers – September 2017 – a one-page sheet presented by the Center for Resiliency and Sustainability depicting the geographic constraints, affected historic resources by sea level rise, socioeconomic implications, and sustainability of current construction practices for the historic resources of Miami Beach.

“Protecting Florida’s History From Hazards” – June 2017 – published by University of Florida Levin College of Law, Conservation Clinic in partnership with National Park Service.

Sea Level Rise and Historic Resources in Miami Beach – September 2017 – Mapping elevation intersections and Historic District choropleths. Research and GIS analyses by Laura Weinstein-Berman.