NCCARF 2014-2017 Phase II: 2014-2017 Final Annual Report

NCCARF 2014-2017 Phase II: 2014-2017 Final Annual Report Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This Annual Report 2016-2017 sets out the overall activity in NCCARF Phase 2 over the period of operation from July 2016, to the end of Phase 2, on 30th June 2017. NCCARF’s Phase 2 four Key Activities are widely described in this Report and… Read More

CoastAdapt case study evaluation

CoastAdapt case study evaluation Authors: Kara Brussen, Luke Sarsons and Joan KoYear: 2017 CoastAdapt is an online resource that provides information to support coastal climate risk management and adaptation. Information available through CoastAdapt includes climate science data, tools to support adaptation planning, good practice guidance and case studies, which are the subject of this study.… Read More

Information Manual 6: Legal Risk. A guide to legal decision making in the face of climate change for coastal decision makers

Information Manual 6: Legal Risk. A guide to legal decision making in the face of climate change for coastal decision makers Authors: Justine Bell-James, Mark Baker-Jones and Emilie BartonYear: 2016 This manual helps decision-makers to identify functions and decisions that may give rise to legal risk and to provide some guidance on how to manage… Read More

Information Manual 7: Engineering solutions for coastal infrastructure

Information Manual 7: Engineering solutions for coastal infrastructure Author: Tony WebbYear: 2016 This manual summarises engineering functions and organisations and the roles they have played and continue to play in the coastal environment. It should be read in conjunction with the other information manuals in CoastAdapt, as sound engineering decisions cannot be made without solid… Read More

Information Manual 5: Planning approaches and instruments for adaptation

Information Manual 5: Planning approaches and instruments for adaptation Authors: Barbara Norman and Nicole GurranYear: 2016 This manual provides readily accessible guidance to users on planning for the impacts of climate change including sea level rise, extreme events (storms, fire, flood,) and some of the challenges of living with a warmer coastal environment (heat, drought).… Read More

Information Manual 4: Assessing the costs and benefits of coastal climate adaptation

Information Manual 4: Assessing the costs and benefits of coastal climate adaptation Authors: Russell M. Wise and Timothy R. CaponYear: 2016 This manual provide readers with information and advice on how to navigate the difficult landscape of deciding when, why and how to assess the costs and benefits of adaptation. It complements other resources that… Read More

Information Manual 1: Building the knowledge base for adaptation action

Information Manual 1: Building the knowledge base for adaptation action Author: Sarah BoulterYear: 2016 This manual is an introduction to adaptation planning and decision-making. It focuses on two key areas: the things you should understand and the resources to read if you are thinking about undertaking adaptation planning and implementation in the coastal zone. The… Read More

NCCARF Mid-Term Review, February 2016

NCCARF Mid-Term Review, February 2016 Author: NCCARFYear: 2016 This document outlines the process and results of an independent mid-term review of NCCARFs Phase 2 operations, for the period October 2014 to January 2016. The performance of research outputs, activities and project management were evaluated. Staff and stakeholders were consulted to evaluate NCCARFs delivery of information,… Read More

Synthesis and communication of adaptation research: Policy questions and user needs

Synthesis and communication of adaptation research: Policy questions and user needs Author: NCCARFYear: 2015 In Phase I, NCCARF commissioned and managed over 100 research projects, which produced a significant body of technical reports and peer reviewed publications. A key objective of Phase 2 was to synthesise the research findings and deliver them to decision makers… Read More