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Evaluation of socio-economic factors that determine adoption of climate compatible freshwater supply measures at farm level: a case study in the southwest Netherlands : climate proof fresh water supply in coastal areas and deltas in Europe \ Water resources management : an international journal [Scientific article]
Veraart, J.A. \ Duinen, R. van \ Vreke, J. \ 2017
The availability of freshwater resources in soil and groundwater bodies in the southwestern part of The Netherlands is expected to decrease during the agricultural growing season because of an expected increase of freshwater demands and a changing cl ...
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Climate proof fresh water supply in coastal areas and deltas in Europe \ Water resources management : an international journal [Scientific article]
Jeuken, A. \ Termansen, M. \ Antonellini, M. \ Olsthoorn, T. \ Beek, E. van \ 2017
In the near future, climate change will likely increase pressures on transition zones such as deltas and coastal areas (IPCC, 2013). This special issue focuses on how to "climate proof" these zones with special concerns for the stresses stemming from ...
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Combined assessment of climate change and socio-economic development as drivers of freshwater availability in the south of Portugal : climate proof fresh water supply in coastal areas and deltas in Europe \ Water resources management : an international journal [Scientific article]
Stigter, T.Y. \ Varanda, M. \ Bento, S. \ Nunes, J.P. \ Hugman, R. \ 2017
A combined assessment of the potential impacts from climate change (CC) and socio-economic development (SED) on water resources is presented for the most important aquifer in the south of Portugal. The goal is to understand how CC and SED affect the ...
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Towards adaptation to climate change: water for rice in the coastal wetlands of Doñana, southern Spain : climate proof fresh water supply in coastal areas and deltas in Europe \ Water resources management : an international journal [Scientific article]
Iglesias, A. \ Sánchez, B. \ Garrote, L. \ López, I. \ 2017
Rice production in coastal wetlands provides critical ecosystem services that range from flood control to wildlife habitat. In the Iberian Peninsula rice was introduced in the 10th Century. Today Iberian rice accounts for about one quarter of the tot ...
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Risk-based assessment of drought mitigation options: the case of Syros Island, Greece : climate proof fresh water supply in coastal areas and deltas in Europe \ Water resources management : an international journal [Scientific article]
Giannikopoulou, A.S. \ Gad, F.K. \ Kampragou, E. \ Assimacopoulos, D. \ 2017
Drought-related risk estimation is widely acknowledged as a tool towards enhancing drought preparedness and minimizing impacts on people, the economy and the environment. In this paper a method is proposed for the risk-based assessment and prioritisa ...
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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 ...
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Fresh water lens persistence and root zone salinization hazard under temperate climate : climate proof fresh water supply in coastal areas and deltas in Europe \ Water resources management : an international journal [Scientific article]
Stofberg, S.F. \ Oude Essink, G.H.P. \ Pauw, P.S. \ Louw, P.G.B. de \ Leijnse, A. \ Zee, S.E.A.T.M. van der \ 2017
In low lying deltaic areas in temperate climates, groundwater can be brackish to saline at shallow depth, even with a yearly rainfall excess. For primary production in horticulture, agriculture, and terrestrial nature areas, the fresh water availabil ...
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How subsurface water technologies (SWT) can provide robust, effective, and cost-efficient solutions for freshwater management in coastal zones : climate proof fresh water supply in coastal areas and deltas in Europe \ Water resources management : an international journal [Scientific article]
Zuurbier, K.G. \ Raat, K.J. \ Paalman, M. \ Oosterhof, A.T. \ Stuyfzand, P.J. \ 2017
Freshwater resources in coastal zones are limited while demands are high, resulting in problems like seasonal water shortage, overexploitation of freshwater aquifers, and seawater intrusion. Three subsurface water technologies (SWT) that can provide ...
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The synergy between flood risk protection and spatial quality in coastal cities \ Research in Urbanism Series [Scientific article]
Nillesen, A.L. \ 2015
Coastal regions throughout the world are subject to flood risk challenges. This paper concentrates on the Netherlands; its coastline fulfils an important role in the protection of the Dutch delta. Due to the expected sea level rise, part of the Dutch ...
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In search for more robust flood protection concepts in the Dutch Wadden area [Presentation]
Loon-Steensma, J.M. van \ Schelfhout, H.A. \ Vellinga, P. \ [2015]
Flood defences along Waddencoast: several stretches in Wadden area do not meet current standards
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Amsterwarm: mapping the landuse, health and energy-efficiency implications of the Amsterdam urban heat island \ Building services engineering research & technology [Scientific article]
Hoeven, F. van der \ Wandl, A. \ 2015
The Amsterwarm project investigates the urban heat island of Amsterdam, the vulnerability of its population, the energy efficiency of its buildings and landuse. A novel mapping approach provides insights into the questions of what causes the urban he ...
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Saline groundwater - surface water interaction in coastal lowlands [PhD thesis]
Delsman, J.R. \ 2015
Door de lange reistijden van water in de ondergrond wordt de zoet-zoutverdeling in het grondwater in de Nederlandse kustregio nog in belangrijke mate bepaald door de Holocene ontwikkeling van dit gebied. Een beter begrip van de invloed van de landsch ...
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Planning support system for climate adaptation: composing effective sets of blue-green measures to reduce urban vulnerability to extreme weather events \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Voskamp, I.M. \ Ven, F.H.M. van de \ 2015
The risk of pluvial flooding, heat stress and drought is increasing due to climate change. To increase urban resilience to extreme weather events, it is essential to combine green and blue infrastructure and link enhanced storage capacity in periods ...
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Combining backcasting and exploratory scenarios to develop robust water strategies in face of uncertain futures \ Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change : an international journal devoted to scientific, engineering, socio-economic and policy responses to environmental change [Scientific article]
Vliet, M. van \ Kok, K. \ 2015
Water management strategies in times of global change need to be developed within a complex and uncertain environment. Scenarios are often used to deal with uncertainty. A novel backcasting methodology has been tested in which a normative objective ( ...
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IEC integration with urban heat storyline and the process of visualisation [Brochure]
Goosen, H. \ 2015
The Information Enrichment Chain (IEC) is an approach to support information transfer for adaptation planning. It provides a step-wise method to get from the information needs of users to a map presentation of a climate indicator
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Verschillende perspectieven op de nieuwe waterveiligheidsnormen : Kennis voor Klimaat [Monograph]
Bötger, E. \ Linde, A. te \ [ca. 2015]
De nieuwe normstelling voor waterkeringen is een belangrijke verandering in het waterveiligheidsbeleid. Maar veiligheid, in welke mate en voor welke prijs? Zijn we bereid ten aanzien van overstromingen groter risico’s te nemen. Dergelijke vragen verd ...
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The governance of adaptation to climate change and the need for actionable knowledge: the challenges of climate change adaptation and the promise of action research \ Action research for climate change adaptation : developing and applying knowledge for governance [Scientific article]
Buuren, M.W. van \ Vliet, M. van \ Termeer, C.J.A.M. \ 2015
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Adaptive flood risk management for unembanked areas in Rotterdam : co-creating governance arrangements for local adaptation strategies \ Action research for climate change adaptation : developing and applying knowledge for governance [Scientific article]
Buuren, M.W. van \ Duijn, M. \ Tromp, E. \ Veelen, P. van \ 2015
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Understanding institutionalized ways of knowing climate risks: reflections on action research for participatory knowledge production \ Action research for climate change adaptation : developing and applying knowledge for governance [Scientific article]
Boezeman, D. \ Vink, M. \ Leroy, P. \ 2015
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Forms and foundations of action research \ Action research for climate change adaptation : developing and applying knowledge for governance [Scientific article]
Huntjens, P. \ Eshuis, J. \ Termeer, C.J.A.M. \ Buuren, M.W. van \ 2015
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Action research in governance landscapes : partnering with city guides and gatekeepers \ Action research for climate change adaptation : developing and applying knowledge for governance [Scientific article]
Vink, M. \ Boezeman, D. \ Dewulf, A. \ Termeer, C.J.A.M. \ 2015
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Effectiveness of an indoor preparation program to increase thermal resilience in elderly for heat waves \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Daanen, H.A.M. \ Herweijer, J. \ 2015
We studied the effect of a short indoor heat acclimation program on heat tolerance. Eight young and eight elderly females exercised one hour for three consecutive days in the heat. No physiological changes were observed due to this heat acclimation p ...
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More than fear induction : toward an understanding of people's motivation to be well-prepared for emergencies in flood prone areas \ Risk analysis [Scientific article]
Boer, J. de \ Botzen, W.J.W. \ Terpstra, T. \ 2015
This article examines the extent and manner to which evaluations of flood-related precautions are affected by an individual's motivation and perception of context. It argues that the relationship between risk perception and flood risk preparedness ca ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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A realistic assessment of fluvial and coastal flood risk in England and Wales \ Transactions / Institute of British Geographers [Scientific article]
Penning-Rowsell, E. \ 2015
Accurate national-scale economic assessments of flood risk should, first, allow policy and resource allocation to be determined sensibly by relating both to the scale of that risk and, second, provide a benchmark against which any possible future cha ...
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Adaptation to climate change in urban water management : flood management in the Rotterdam Rijnmond Area \ Understanding and Managing Urban Water in Transition [Scientific article]
Vliet, M. van \ Aerts, J.C.J.H. \ 2015
Many large coastal cities are located in deltas, which makes them vulnerable to floods. In many places flood damages have increased due to an increase in people and assets in the cities. This process is expected to continue. At the same time, climate ...
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Strategic flood management: ten ‘golden rules’ to guide a sound approach \ International journal of river basin management / International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research (IAHR), International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO) [Scientific article]
Sayers, P. \ Galloway, G. \ Penning-Rowsell, E. \ Yuanyuan, L. \ Fuxin, S. \ Yiwei, C. \ Kang, W. \ Quesne, T. Le \ Wang, L. \ Guan, Y. \ 2015
Over recent decades, remarkable progress in cultivating the concepts of flood risk management has taken place across countries as diverse as India, China, Australia, the UK and the USA. This change highlights a risk management paradigm as potentially ...
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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 ...
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Heated debates: the transformation of urban warming into an object of governance in the Netherlands \ Evolutionary governance theory : theory and applications [Scientific article]
Boezeman, D. \ Kooij, H.J. \ 2015
In the Netherlands climate adaptation policies and measures have been dominated by a strong water-centered discourse. We observed four moments of transformation of the object from science into governance, and will illustrate these transformations in ...
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Temporal and spatial variability of urban heat island and thermal comfort within the Rotterdam agglomeration \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Hove, L.W.A. van \ Jacobs, C.M.J. \ Heusinkveld, B.G. \ Elbers, J.A. \ Driel, B.L. van \ Holtslag, A.A.M. \ 2015
This paper reports on temporal and spatial variability of local climate and outdoor human thermal comfort within the Rotterdam agglomeration. We analyse three years of meteorological observations (2010–2012) from a monitoring network. Focus is on the ...
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A review of damage-reducing measures to manage fluvial flood risks in a changing climate \ Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change : an international journal devoted to scientific, engineering, socio-economic and policy responses to environmental change [Scientific article]
Kreibich, H. \ Bubeck, P. \ Vliet, M. van \ Moel, H. de \ 2015
This review analyses potentials of land-use planning and private flood precautionary measures as components of adaptation strategies for global change. Focus is on their implementation, their damage-reducing effects and their potential contribution t ...
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CFD analysis of transpirational cooling by vegetation: case study for specific meteorological conditions during a heat wave in Arnhem, Netherlands \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Gromke, C. \ Blocken, B. \ Janssen, W. \ Merema, B. \ Hooff, T. van \ Timmermans, H. \ 2015
The transpirational cooling of vegetation as a measure to mitigate outdoor air temperatures was investigated for a street canyon in the city center of Arnhem, the Netherlands for the meteorological conditions of an afternoon hour on a hot summer day ...
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Integration in urban climate adaptation: lessons from Rotterdam on integration between scientific disciplines and integration between scientific and stakeholder knowledge \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Groot, A.M.E. \ Bosch, P.R. \ Buijs, S. \ Jacobs, C.M.J. \ Moors, E.J. \ 2015
Based on the experience acquired in the Bergpolder Zuid district in the city of Rotterdam, The Netherlands, this paper presents lessons learned so far on science-policy interactions supporting the adaptation to climate change in an urban district. Tw ...
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Assessment of evaporative water loss from Dutch cities \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Jacobs, C.M.J. \ Elbers, J.A. \ Brolsma, R. \ Hartogensis, O.K. \ Moors, E.J. \ Rodriguez-Carretero Marquez, M.T. \ Hove, B. van \ 2015
Reliable estimates of evaporative water loss are required to assess the urban water budget in support of division of water resources among various needs, including heat mitigation measures in cities relying on evaporative cooling. We report on urban ...
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Evaporative cooling by water spray systems: CFD simulation, experimental validation and sensitivity analysis \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Montazeri, H. \ Blocken, B.J.E. \ Hensen, J.L.M. \ 2015
Evaporative cooling by water spray is increasingly used as an efficient and environmentally-friendly approach to enhance thermal comfort in built environments. The complex two-phase flow in a water spray system is influenced by many factors such as c ...
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Breakdown of the night time urban heat island energy budget \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Schrijvers, P.J.C. \ Jonker, H.J.J. \ Kenjeres, S. \ Roode, S.R. de \ 2015
This conceptual study aims at identifying the dominant factors involved in the night time urban heat island energy budget at building level for an idealized 2D urban geometry. For this purpose a simulation model has been developed which combines radi ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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CFD simulation and validation of urban microclimate: a case study for Bergpolder Zuid, Rotterdam \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Toparlar, Y. \ Blocken, B. \ Vos, P. \ Heijst, G.J.F. van \ Janssen, W.D. \ Hooff, T. van \ Montazen, H. \ Timmermans, H.J.P. \ 2015
Considering climate change and the rapid trend towards urbanization, the analysis of urban microclimate is gaining importance. The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect and summer-time heat waves can significantly affect urban microclimate with negative con ...
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On the predicted effectiveness of climate adaptation measures for residential buildings \ Building and environment : the international journal of building science and its applications [Scientific article]
Hooff, T. van \ Blocken, B. \ Hensen, J.L.M. \ Timmermans, H.J.P. \ 2015
In this paper, the effectiveness of six passive climate change adaptation measures applied at the level of building components is assessed using building energy simulations for three generic residential buildings as commonly built in – among others – ...
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Scientists’ response to societal impact policies: a policy paradox \ Science and public policy [Scientific article]
Jong, S.P.L. de \ Smit, J. \ Drooge, L. van \ 2015
Many countries have amended legislation and introduced policies to stimulate universities to transfer their knowledge to society. The effects of these policies on scientists are relatively unexplored. We employ principal–agent theory to increase our ...
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How accurately does output reflect the nature and design of transdisciplinary research programmes? \ Research evaluation [Scientific article]
Koier, E. \ Horlings, E. \ 2015
Many of today’s societal problems are wicked problems that require a new, transdisciplinary approach in which knowledge of scientists and stakeholders and from different disciplines is integrated. The evaluation of transdisciplinary science requires ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Action research for climate change adaptation : developing and applying knowledge for governance [Monograph]
Buuren, A. van \ Eshuis, J. \ Vliet, M. van \ [2015]
Governments all over the world are struggling with the question of how to adapt to climate change. They need information not only about the issue and its possible consequences, but also about feasible governance strategies and instruments to combat i ...
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