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 switch on coastal parts and the way coastal groups adapt to them. the 1st bankruptcy analyses how sea point upward thrust, altering ocean stipulations, or elevated weather variability and the socio-environmental context of the coastal region ends up in susceptible groups. the second one bankruptcy addresses version techniques and instruments, and provides a few examples in their software around the globe. The 3rd bankruptcy describes participative motion learn initiatives undertaken in New Brunswick and the way this group dependent process has enabled groups to extend their weather resilience.

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