Adaptation to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: The Case by Sebastian Weissenberger, Omer Chouinard

By Sebastian Weissenberger, Omer Chouinard

The ebook presents a concise and interdisciplinary outlook at the affects of weather swap on coastal components and the way coastal groups adapt to them. the 1st bankruptcy analyses how sea point upward push, altering ocean stipulations, or elevated weather variability and the socio-environmental context of the coastal area ends up in susceptible groups. the second one bankruptcy addresses edition innovations and instruments, and provides a few examples in their program around the globe. The 3rd bankruptcy describes participative motion learn initiatives undertaken in New Brunswick and the way this neighborhood established strategy has enabled groups to extend their weather resilience.

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The cost of these projects run into billions of dollars. 2 Adaptation Techniques and Strategies 41 Fig. 1 Top The Oosterschelde in the Deltawerken, bottom the Maeslantkering before the port of Rotterdam. Source (top) Vladimír Šiman, 2008 in Wikipedia, (bottom) World66, 2011 in Wikipedia • Accommodation is a flexible mode of adaptation. It encompasses all the changes in building standards, land-use and human activities that allows humans to cope with climate change and sea level rise while staying in the same place.

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