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Climate change adaptation in practice : from strategy development to implementation

Author: Philipp Schmidt-Thomé; Johannes Klein
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Climate change adaptation is increasingly recognized as complementary part to climate change mitigation. Climate change affects sea level, the extent of flood prone areas and precipitation patterns among many others. To adapt to these changes, the tasks of municipalities and cities are to implement policies and strategies for changes in land use and coastal management as part of their future development. It is of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Climate change adaptation in practice.
Chichester, West Sussex, UK : John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2013
(DLC) 2012048829
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Philipp Schmidt-Thomé; Johannes Klein
ISBN: 9781118474655 1118474651 9781118474662 111847466X 9781118474679 1118474678 9781118548165 1118548167
OCLC Number: 827724536
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1 Communicating Climate Change Adaptation: From Strategy Development to Implementation --
2 Participatory Climate Change Adaptation in Kalundborg, Denmark --
3 Adaptation to Sea Level Rise: Calculating Costs and Benefits for the Case Study Kalundborg, Denmark --
4 Coastal Protection and Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis: Didactically Processed Examples --
5 Preparing for Climate Change: Planning Adaptation to Climate Change in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, Finland --
6 Adaptation to Floods in Riga, Latvia: Historical Experience and Change of Approaches --
7 Climate Adaptation in Metropolis Hamburg: Paradigm Shift in Urban Planning and Water Management towards 'Living with Water'? --
8 Climate Change Adaptation Policy in Bergen: Ideals and Realities --
9 Adaptation to Climate Change in the Smeltale River Basin, Lithuania --
10 The Geological Structure of Pyynikinharju Esker and the Local Effects of Climate Change --
11 Climate Change and Groundwater: Impacts and Adaptation in Shallow Coastal Aquifer in Hanko, South Finland --
12 Climate Change and Groundwater --
From Modelling to some Adaptation Means in Example of Klaipeda Region, Lithuania --
13 Climate Change --
A New Opportunity for Mussel Farming in the Southern Baltic? --
14 Impacts of Sea Level Change to the West Estonian Coastal Zone towards the End of the 21st Century --
15 Geodynamical Conditions of the Karkle Beach (Lithuania) and Adaptation to Sea Level Change --
16 Consequences of Climate Change and Environmental Policy for Macroalgae Accumulations on Beaches along the German Baltic Coastline --
17 Climate Change Impacts on Baltic Coastal Tourism and the Complexity of Sectoral Adaptation --
18 Tourists' Perception of Coastal Changes --
A Contribution to the Assessment of Regional Adaptation Strategies? --
19 Experiences in Adapting to Climate Change and Climate Risks in Spain --
20 Developing Adaptation Policies in the Agriculture Sector: Indonesia's Experience --
21 'Climate Refugee' Is Not a Hoax. But We can Avoid it. Empirical Evidence from the Bangladesh Coast --
22 Promoting Risk Insurance in the Asia-Pacific Region: Lessons from the Ground for the Future Climate Regime under UNFCCC.
Responsibility: editors, Philipp Schmidt-Thomé, Johannes Klein.

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A wide array of researchers, urban planners, students in environmental sciences, and policy makers should take significant advantage of the facts driven approach of this book. (Environ Dev Sustain, 1 Read more...

 
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