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Change in the way we live and plan the coast: stakeholders discussions on future scenarios and adaptation strategies

2013

Tipo de Publicação: Artigo

Schmidt, Luísa, Delicado, Ana, Gomes, Carla, Granjo, Paulo, Guerreiro, Susana, Horta, Ana, Mourato, João, Prista, Pedro, Saraiva, Tiago, Truninger, Mónica, O’Riordan, Tim, Santos, Filipe Duarte, Penha-Lopes, Gil (2013). “Change in the way we live and plan the coast: stakeholders discussions on future scenarios and adaptation strategies”. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 65, pp. 1033-1038.

A scenario of increased risks due to climate change and coastal erosion, coupled with a stringent economic recession, is threatening the Portuguese coast. Three particular locations are the focus of CHANGE – Changing Coasts, Changing Climate, Changing Communities, a 3-year study (2010–2013) that aims to understand social perceptions about coastal risks and to examine new ways of adaptive management.