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dc.contributor.convenorBallina Shireen_AU
dc.contributor.authorSano, Marcelloen_US
dc.contributor.authorMedina, Raulen_US
dc.contributor.authorSmith, Timen_US
dc.contributor.authorTomlinson, Rodgeren_US
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T15:45:43Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T15:45:43Z
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.date.modified2011-04-27T06:57:32Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/38342
dc.description.abstractHuman-induced climate change represents a global process affecting local communities. Coastal settlements, infrastructure and institutions are especially vulnerable to the effects of climate change such as sea level rise and the increased intensity and frequency of storm events such as floods. This paper outlines a research project that will assess the adaptive capacity of coastal communities to climate change (e.g. to adapt to the effects of climate change on the coast, including sea level rise, shifts in maritime climate patterns, increased coastal erosion rates and increased probability of tropical cyclones, and consequent storm surges). Using a case study approach, the methodology will be used to assess adaptive capacity at different coastal sites of Australia, integrating coastal vulnerability assessments based on the physical forcing scenarios with the identification of socio-economical, environmental and institutional issues. At the same time, the research project will be compared with the findings of current European research projects and case studies dealing with climate change adaptive capacity. A project will contribute to different initiatives are currently being developed in Australia and more specifically in Queensland (the Queensland Smart State project Future Coastlines, and the SEQ Adaptation / CSIRO Cluster involving both Griffith University and the University of the Sunshine Coast).en_US
dc.description.publicationstatusYesen_AU
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisher18th New South Wales Coastal Conferenceen_US
dc.publisher.placeAustraliaen_US
dc.publisher.urihttp://www.coastalconference.com/2009/papers2009/Marcello%20Sano%20Full%20paper.pdfen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationNen_AU
dc.relation.ispartofconferencename18th New South Wales Coastal Conferenceen_US
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitle18th New South Wales Coastal Conferenceen_US
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2009-11-03en_US
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2009-11-06en_US
dc.relation.ispartoflocationBallina, NSWen_US
dc.rights.retentionYen_AU
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental Managementen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchSocial Changeen_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode050205en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode160805en_US
dc.titleTowards a methodological framework to assess coastal climate change adaptive capacity in Australia and Europeen_US
dc.typeConference outputen_US
dc.type.descriptionE2 - Conference Publications (Non HERDC Eligible)en_US
dc.type.codeE - Conference Publicationsen_US
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, Griffith School of Environmenten_US
gro.date.issued2009
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text


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