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Dealing with uncertainties in fresh water supply: experiences in the Netherlands : climate proof fresh water supply in coastal areas and deltas in Europe \ Water resources management : an international journal [Scientific article]
Thissen, W. \ Kwakkel, J. \ Mens, M. \ Sluijs, J. van der \ Stemberger, S. \ Wardekker, A. \ Wildschut, D. \ 2017
This paper, first, offers a brief overview of developments in the field of planning under (deep) uncertainty. Next, we illustrate application of three different approaches to fresh water provision planning under uncertainty in case studies in the Net ...
Reconciling collaborative action research with existing institutions: insights from Dutch and German climate knowledge programmes \ Journal of water and climate change [Scientific article]
Termeer, C.J.A.M. \ Buuren, M.W. van \ Knieling, J. \ Gottschalk, M. \ 2015
Both the Netherlands and Germany have set up largescale collaborative action research (CAR) programmes for the governance of adaptation to climate change. By comparing both programmes, this paper explores the difficulties researchers encounter, analy ...
Do state traditions matter? Comparing deliberative governance initiatives for climate change adaptation in Dutch corporatism and British pluralism \ Journal of water and climate change [Scientific article]
Vink, M.J. \ Benson, D. \ Boezeman, D. \ Cook, H.E. \ Dewulf, A.R.P.J. \ Termeer, C.J.A.M. \ 2015
In the emerging field of climate adaptation, deliberative governance initiatives are proposed to yield better adaptation strategies. However, introducing these network-centred deliberations between public and private players may contrast with institu ...
The governance of adaptation to climate change as a multi-level, multi-sector and multi-actor challenge: a European comparative perspective \ Journal of water and climate change [Scientific article]
Dewulf, A.R.P.J. \ Meijerink, S. \ Runhaar, H. \ 2015
There is increasing recognition of the need for society to adapt to the impacts of climate change, especially in the water sector. Adaptation to climatic impacts involves both infrastructural adjustments, such as reinforcing dykes or creating water s ...
The rationales of resilience in English and Dutch flood risk policies \ Journal of water and climate change [Scientific article]
Wiering, M. \ Green, C. \ Rijswick, H.F.M.W. van \ Priest, S. \ Keessen, A.M. \ 2015
We compared the governance of flood risk in England and the Netherlands, focusing on the general policies, instruments used and underlying principles. Both physical and political environments are important in explaining how countries evolved towards ...
Adapting flood management to climate change: comparing policy frames and governance practices in the Low Countries \ Journal of water and climate change [Scientific article]
Crabbé, A. \ Wiering, M. \ Liefferink, D. \ 2015
Belgium and the Netherlands together form the Low Countries. Empirical research in Flanders (the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium) and the Netherlands proves that there are substantive differences in the organization of governance processes regarding f ...
Handling adaptation policy choices in Sweden, Germany, the UK and the Netherlands \ Journal of water and climate change [Scientific article]
Massey, E. \ Huitema, D. \ Garrelts, H. \ Grecksch, K. \ Mees, H.L.P. \ Rayner, T. \ Storbjörk, S. \ Termeer, C.J.A.M. \ Winges, M. \ 2015
Adaptation is the ‘adjustment in natural or human systems in response to actual or expected climatic stimuli or their effects, which moderates harm or exploits beneficial opportunities’. The challenge for governments is taking this rather vague conce ...
Economic optimization of flood prevention systems in the Netherlands \ Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change : an international journal devoted to scientific, engineering, socio-economic and policy responses to environmental change [Scientific article]
Tsimopoulou, V. \ Kok, M. \ Vrijling, J.K. \ 2015
After the flood disaster of 1953, the Netherlands adopted a rational approach to flood risk management with the use of protection standards determined by means of costbenefit analysis. Due to scientific and political developments that have recently t ...
Assessment of implementation strategies for adaptation measures in Dutch social housing \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Roders, M.J. \ Straub, A. \ Visscher, H.J. \ 2015
Climate change is impacting on urban areas largely through drought, flooding from extreme precipitation, and heat stress. Climate change not only threatens the building stock, but also the quality of life of people living and working in urban environ ...
Outdoor thermal comfort within five different urban forms in the Netherlands \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Taleghani, M. \ Kleerekoper, L. \ Tenpierik, M. \ Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. van den \ 2015
Outdoor thermal comfort in urban spaces is known as an important contributor to pedestrians' health. The urban microclimate is also important more generally through its influence on urban air quality and the energy use of buildings. These issues are ...
Overview of challenges and achievements in the climate adaptation of cities and in the Climate Proof Cities program \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Albers, R.A.W. \ Bosch, P.R. \ Blocken, B. \ Dobbelsteen, A.A.J.F. van den \ Hove, L.W.A. van \ Spit, T.J.M. \ 2015
Despite all international, national and local initiatives to mitigate climate change, a certain degree of climate change is unavoidable. Urban environments in particular seem vulnerable to the consequences of climate change. How can cities, which are ...
The role of leadership in regional climate change adaptation: a comparison of adaptation practices initiated by governmental and non-governmental actors \ Journal of water and climate change [Scientific article]
Meijerink, S. \ Stiller, S. \ Keskitalo, E.C.H. \ Scholten, P. \ Smits, R. \ Lamoen, F. van \ 2015
This paper aims to better understand the role of leadership in regional climate change adaptation. We first present a framework, which distinguishes five functions of leadership within inter-organizational networks: the connective, enabling, adaptive ...
Inspiratiedocument klimaatadaptatie grote rivieren [Monograph]
Vriend, M. de \ 2014
Inspiratiedocument over klimaatadaptatie langs de Rijn, Maas, Waal, Nederrijn, IJssel, Merwede en Lek. Het blikt vooruit naar handelingsperspectieven voor de langere termijn (2050-2100). Beschouwend. Op basis van een 16-tal vertrouwelijke bilaterale ...
Rainwater harvesting, a sustainable solution for urban climate adaptation? [Monograph]
Hofman, J.A.M.H. \ Paalman, M. \ [2014]
Rainwater harvesting (RWH) is a climate adaptation strategy of all times and was applied by many civilisations in history of mankind. The system is especially found during eras with long dry periods. Rainwater harvesting is gaining interest again wor ...
Improving flood risk communication by focusing on prevention-focused motivation \ Risk analysis [Scientific article]
Boer, J. de \ Botzen, W.J.W. \ Terpstra, T. \ 2014
This article proposes an approach to flood risk communication that gives particular emphasis to the distinction between prevention and promotion motivation. The article describes how the insights worked out in practice, using a flood risk communicati ...
Compensation in the European Union: Natura 2000 and Water Law \ Utrecht Law Review [Scientific article]
Aragão, A. \ Rijswick, H.F.M.W. van \ 2014
This comparative article is an introduction to seven articles and national reports on compensation and compensatory measures in the field of nature conservation and water law. The papers that will be compared and discussed in this introduction deal w ...
Climate services : mapping of providers and purveyors in the Netherlands and Sweden [Monograph]
Göransson, T. \ Rummukainen, M. \ 2014
The present study was a cooperation project between the Centre for Environmental and Climate research at Lund University (Sweden) and the KNMI (Netherlands). The overall aim was to provide an initial mapping of providers and purveyers of climate serv ...
Modeling global change impacts on breeding habitat quality of four meadow bird species [Poster]
Poster presented at the joint British Ecological Society and Durell Institute of Conservation and Ecology Symposium ‘Considering the future of conservation’, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, 25-27 June 2014.
Population dynamics of Great Bittern (Botaurus stellaris) in the Netherlands: interaction effects of winter weather and habitat fragmentation \ Regional environmental change [Scientific article]
Cormont, A. \ Vos, C.C. \ Verboom, J. \ Turnhout, C.A.M. van \ Foppen, R.P.B. \ Goedhart, P.W. \ 2014
The increased variability in weather as a manifestation of climate change is expected to have negative impacts on population survival in wildlife species, because it will likely lead to increased variation in vital demographic rates (mortality and re ...
Increasing flood exposure in the Netherlands: implications for risk financing \ Natural hazards and earth system sciences / European Geosciences Union [Scientific article]
Jongman, B. \ Koks, E.E. \ Husby, T.G. \ Ward, P.J. \ 2014
The effectiveness of disaster risk management and financing mechanisms depends on an accurate assessment of current and future hazard exposure. The increasing availability of detailed data offers policy makers and the insurance sector new opportuniti ...
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