Adaptation to Climate Change and Sea Level Rise The Case Study of Coastal Communities in New Brunswick, Canada

The book provides a concise and interdisciplinary outlook on the impacts of climate change on coastal areas and how coastal communities adapt to them. The first chapter analyses how sea level rise, changing ocean conditions, or increased climate variability and the socio-environmental context of the...

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Main Authors: Weissenberger, Sebastian, Chouinard, Omer (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The book provides a concise and interdisciplinary outlook on the impacts of climate change on coastal areas and how coastal communities adapt to them. The first chapter analyses how sea level rise, changing ocean conditions, or increased climate variability and the socio-environmental context of the coastal zone leads to vulnerable communities. The second chapter addresses adaptation strategies and tools, and gives some examples of their application around the world. The third chapter describes participative action research projects undertaken in New Brunswick and how this community based approach has enabled communities to increase their climate resilience
Physical Description:VI, 100 p. 49 illus., 47 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9789401798884