10th March 2014

16:00-17:30 Parallel Sessions B

Uncertainty and decision-making [Room Chiado] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Leendert van Bree, PBL Environmental Assessment Agency, Netherlands / Hans-Martin Füssel European Environment Agency, Denmark

Uncertainty and decision-making: the case of climate induced migration
Chloé Vlassopoulos, University of Picardie, France

Dealing with uncertainty - new concepts searching for a more resilient flood policy. Comparing discourses in Netherlands and Flanders
Maria Kaufmann, Radboud University, Netherlands

Low and no-regret adaptation. What do we know about options, transferability, uncertainty and economic appraisal from recent research, policy and practice?
Paul Watkiss, Paul Watkiss Associates, United Kingdom

Alternative techniques to appraise adaptation options: are robust methods the way forward?
Ruth Dittrich, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Climate modelling, observations and scenarios: user needs for adaptation [Room Lapa] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Carin Nilsson, CIRCLE-2 / Erik Kjellström, SMHI, Sweden

Land use alterations due to climate change: application of a spatial interaction model to Tadahart – Tanger (Morocco)
Paulo Silveira, University of Évora, Portugal

Construction of reduced-form ensembles of climate scenarios for impact/adaptation studies
Martin Dubrovsky, Global Change Research Centre, ASCR, Czech Republic

Spatial and temporal analysis of future climate trends in the Loire valley, France
Etienne Neethling, CNRS & INRA, France

Mapping observed adaptation-relevant changes in local climate
David Stainforth, London School of Economics, United Kingdom

Adaptation strategies, adaptation monitoring, evaluation and indicators [Room Oriente] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Markus Leitner, CIRCLE-2 / André Jol, European Environment Agency, Denmark

Towards an Austrian monitoring & evaluation system - flexible, easy-to-manage and multi-purpose
Sabine McCallum, Environment Agency Austria

England's national adaptation programme: regression or progression?
Marta Bruno Soares, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Legislating adaptation: emerging opportunities for European countries
Sirkku Juhola, University of Helsinki & Aalto University, Finland

How the Swiss adaptation strategy addresses uncertainties as biggest adaptation frontier
Roland Hohmann, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland

Knowledge sharing and science-practice interactions [Room Alcântara] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Annemarie Groot, CIRCLE-2 / Asunción St Clair, JPI Climate

Exploring the information geographies of climate change adaptation through innovative mapping technologies
Michael Rastall, Stockholm Environment Institute, United Kingdom

Research to inform adaptation planning and policy in the built environment and infrastructure sectors
Patrick Pringle, UKCIP, University of Oxford, UK

Science-stakeholder based adaptation research gaining pace: experiences and theoretical considerations from Sweden
Åsa Gerger Swartling, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden

Youth meets adaptation science and practice. An example of bidirectional knowledge-sharing from Austria
Maximilian Riede, alpS GmbH, Austria

Climate adaptation services [Room Alfama] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Roger Street, CIRCLE-2 / Dagmar Bley, Maria Manez, JPI Climate

Improving Climate-ADAPT case studies to support the implementation of climate change adaptation practices
Emiliano Ramieri, Thetis, Italy

Using online-tools to develop local and regional adaptation strategies - lessons learned from an existing system for decision makers in Germany
Clemens Haße, Federal Environment Agency Germany (UBA), Germany

Climate adaptation services for the Netherlands: an operational approach to support spatial adaptation planning
Hasse Goosen, Alterra, the Netherlands

Can targeted climate services help in adapting to global warming?
Eva Banos de Guisasola, Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change, Italy

Transition societal transformation, ethics, values and equity [Room Marvila] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Kirsten Holländer, CIRCLE-2 / Peter Driessen, Lisa Almesjo, JPI Climate

Ensuring societal relevance in geotechnical climate adaptation science
Lisa Van Well, Swedish Geotechnical Institute, Sweden

A "multi-arena" governance framework for the study of transitions in the making
Inês Campos, CCIAM, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Equity and economic analysis in the determination of climate change adaptation
Alistair Hunt, University of Bath, United Kingdom

Investigative and transformative research for societal transformation to sustainability
Manuel Gottschick, KLIMZUG-NORD, Germany

User Requirement Assessment for accessing Climate Data and Information in Europe [Room Graça] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: FP7 projects - ISENES-2 (Infrastructure project of the European Network on Earth System modellers - phase 2) and CLIP-C (Climate Information Platform for Copernicus)

Introduction to ISENES-2 and CLIP-C/ Objectives and program of the session
Lars Bärring, SMHI, Sweden

Discussion on user requirements
Erik van Slobbe, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Presentation on the climate4impacts portal
Christian Pagé, CERFACS, France

Formulation of recommendations to IS-ENES and CLIP-C for an integrated strategy for user consultation in the coming years
Erik van Slobbe, Wageningen University, the Netherlands