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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
Kurswechsel Küste / Changing the coastal course

Book in German. Sea level rise is accelerating, threatening the sustainability of the four million people who live in the lowlands and on the islands of the German North Sea coast. This book,...

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2015 Communication and education Scientific report German
AufMod „Aufbau von integrierten Modellsystemen zur Analyse der langfristigen Morphodynamik in der Deutschen Bucht"

Model-based analysis of long-term morphodynamic processes in the German Bight

2012 finished Best practice, Monitoring and assessment Project German Germany, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein
Master Plan Coastal Protection (Main Land)

Strategic plan for coastal protection at the main land.

2007 ongoing Policy and management Policy report German Germany, Lower Saxony
Climate Action for Hamburg

The Hamburg Climate Action Policy comprises 10 fields of action, reflecting all areas of climate action policy. For each field of action, the Senate has set goals which are to be planned and...

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2012 ongoing Policy and management, Communication and education Website German Germany
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
KRIM - Climate Change and Preventive Risk and Coastal Protection Management

Analyses the consequences of an accelerated sea-level rise and intensified extreme incidents (formulated as climate scenarios for the year 2050) and of adaptation options for the natural and the...

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2004 finished Best practice, Policy and management Project German Germany, Lower Saxony
"Speichern statt pumpen" - Restoring instead of pumping

Integrated drainage management at the Lower Saxonian coast

2010 finished Best practice, Communication and education Website German Germany, Lower Saxony
Biogeochemistry of Tidal Flats

Biogeochemical transformations on water-column-suspended particles, at the sediment-water interface and in the sediments are studied Considering the hydrodynamic conditions, the influence of the...

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2009 finished Best practice, Monitoring and assessment Website German Germany, Lower Saxony, Wadden Sea
Project Data Base at BfN (Federal Agency for Nature Conservation) ongoing Best practice, Monitoring and assessment, Communication and education Website German Germany
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
ZukunftHallig

Development of sustainable strategies and measures to protect the Halligen and East-Frisian Islands under climate change

2014 finished Best practice, Monitoring and assessment Project German Germany, Schleswig-Holstein
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
Living Coast Lab

Sedimentation on Halligen in the Schelswig-Hostein Wadden Sea

2019 ongoing Best practice Project German Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, Wadden Sea
HoRisk - Flood Risk Management for the Coastal Area 2012 finished Best practice, Policy and management Project German Germany, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein
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
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
Climate Change and the Wadden Sea (Michael-Otto-Foundation)

The effects of climate change on the German Waddensea (coastal mudflats) and the entire Waddensea region are the central focus of the ‘Waddensea Dialogue’. On the Foundation’s invitation, a panel...

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2010 finished Best practice, Communication and education Project German Germany, Lower Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein
SALTSA

Salt water intrusion in coastal aquifers

2017 ongoing Best practice Project German Germany, Lower Saxony
XtremRisK Extreme storm surges at open coasts and estuarine areas: Risk assessment and mitigation under climate change aspects

To investigate which extreme values of storm surge components will be physically possible under the present and future climate change conditions; storm surge scenarios for which the investigated...

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2012 finished Best practice Project German Germany
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