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Climate Change Adaptation Information Platform

This table shows best practices such as trilateral policy and management, best practices, monitoring and assessment and activities in communication and education in the framework of the Interreg project Building with Nature. The Wadden Sea Climate Change Adaptation Information Platform includes activity outputs (such as policy reports, scientific reports, projects etc.) and can be filtered by year, document type, implementation and area as well as downloaded as CSV-file.

Title Body Year Period Implementation Principles Document type Language Area Weblinks
ComCoast

Innovations in coastal protection along the southern North Sea coast. See also: Ahlhorn, F. (2009): Long-term Perspective in Coastal Zone Development - Multifunctional Coastal Protection Zones,...

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2004 finished Best practice, Communication and education Project English Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Lower Saxony, Other
COMTESS

Perform an inter- and transdisciplinary investigation of four land management scenarios, applied to a North Sea and a Baltic Sea coastal region in Germany. COMTESS will quantify and evaluate the...

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2015 finished Best practice, Communication and education Website German Germany, Denmark, Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea
CPSL 2nd Report

The CPSL 2 report contains an analysis of the following instruments and measures that might contribute to sustainable coastal defence strategies for the Wadden Sea: spatial planning, sand...

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2005 Best practice, Policy and management Natural dynamics Policy report English Wadden Sea
CPSL 3rd report

CPSL concluded that spatial planning can contribute significantly to improve the resilience of the coastal system against climate change. Depending on varying vulnerabilities of different uses,...

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2010 Policy and management Natural dynamics Policy report English Wadden Sea
Delta-programma 2016

Long term vision on flood risk protection and fresh water supply, annual progress on implementation of measures

2015 Policy and management Long-term approach Policy report English Netherlands, Germany, Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea
EasyGSH-DB

Investigation and development of products with hydrodynamic models (UnTRIM2 (3D), TELEMAC3D) for 20 years (1996-2015) within the German Bight. These products include:
Bathymetry (annually)...

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2017 ongoing Best practice, Monitoring and assessment Project German Germany, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, North Sea
Ecosystem-based approaches to adaptation and mitigation – good practice examples and lessons learned in Europe

This report of the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BFN) documents and analyses good practice examples of ecosystem-based approaches to climate change mitigation and adaptation in...

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2011 Best practice, Policy and management, Communication and education Scientific report English Other
Ecosystem-based coastal defence in the face of global change

The risk of flood disasters is increasing for many coastal societies owing to global and regional changes in climate conditions, sea-level rise, land subsidence and sediment supply. At the same...

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2013 Communication and education Scientific report English Other
German Climate Adaptation Strategy

On 17 December 2008 the Federal Cabinet adopted the German Strategy for Adaptation to Climate Change, creating  a framework for adapting to the impacts of climate change in Germany. It primarily...

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2008 ongoing Monitoring and assessment Website German Germany, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Wadden Sea, North Sea
Governmental Commission on Climate Protection in Lower Saxony

structure of an adaptation strategy 2010; policy on climate protection 2010

2008 finished Policy and management, Communication and education Policy report German Germany, Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea
Guidelines for klimatilpasning

Guidelines for climate adaptation in coastal areas

2012 Policy and management, Communication and education Project Danish Denmark
HoRisk - Flood Risk Management for the Coastal Area 2012 finished Best practice, Policy and management Project German Germany, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Wadden Sea
Jade Bay Project

Documentation and analysis of historical changes induced by natural processes and human influences: Geologic, geophysical, cultural-historical and benthic-ecological development of the Jade Bay;...

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2011 finished Best practice, Monitoring and assessment Project German Germany, Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea
KFKI Project data base

Data base of coastal engineering projects funded by Germany

ongoing Best practice, Communication and education Website German Germany, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Other
KLEVER

Drainage management under a changing climate in the Lower Saxonian coastal region.

2015 ongoing Best practice, Communication and education Project German Germany, Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea
KLIFF- Climate impact and adaptation research in Lower Saxony sub-project: ‘IMPLAN’

Implementation of results from KLIFF in spatial planning in Lower Saxony. By evaluation of the possible consequences of climate change and establishment of an inventory of available instruments...

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2013 finished Best practice Website German Germany, Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea
Klimaanpassung an weichen Küsten

Climate adaptation along soft coasts. Case studies from Europe und the U.S

2015 Best practice, Communication and education Natural dynamics, Integration, Long-term approach, Site specific approach Scientific report German Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein
Klimatilpasning - Climate Change Adaptation

The Danish portal for Climate Change Adaptation presents the existing knowledge on climate change and climate change adaptation within a number of areas

ongoing Communication and education Website Danish Denmark
KLIMU - Climate Change and the river Weser 2000 finished Best practice, Policy and management Website German Germany, Lower Saxony
KLIMZUG - NordWest 2050

Prospects for Climate-Adapted Innovation Processes in the Model Region Bremen-Oldenburg in North Western Germany

2014 finished Best practice Project German Germany, Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea
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