Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience and Hazards

  • Walter Leal Filho
  • Haruna Musa
  • Gina Cavan
  • Paul O'Hare
  • Julia Seixas

Part of the Climate Change Management book series (CCM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Climate Change Adaptation Practices

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Moktar Lamari, Jessica Bouchard, Johann Jacob, Line Poulin-Larivière
      Pages 3-20
    3. Lindsay P. Galway, Margot W. Parkes, Kitty K. Corbett, Diana M. Allen, Timothy K. Takaro
      Pages 35-48
    4. Ulrike Lehr, Anne Nieters, Thomas Drosdowski
      Pages 125-141
  3. Fostering Resilience and Handling Hazards

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Santiago Enríquez, Rodolfo Camacho, Michèle Olivier Laird, David Wilk
      Pages 209-223
    3. Paula Mussetta, Sandra Turbay, Amber J. Fletcher
      Pages 225-240
    4. Adam Ceesay, Mathias Wolff, Ebrima Njie, Matty Kah, Tidiani Koné
      Pages 257-274
    5. Vanda Viegas, Ulisses M. Azeiteiro, Fátima Alves
      Pages 305-327
    6. Ad Jeuken, Laurène Bouaziz, Gerald Corzo, Leonardo Alfonso
      Pages 329-344
    7. Alexandre Mossate Gabbi, Jaime Araújo Cobucci, Vivian Fischer, Concepta Margaret McManus
      Pages 395-408
    8. Margot A. Hurlbert, Paula Mussetta, Sandra Turbay
      Pages 425-442

About this book


This book analyses the links between climate change adaptation, resilience and the impacts of hazards. The contributors cover topics such as climate change adaptation in coastal zones, the evaluation of community land models, climate change considerations in public health and water resource management, as well as conceptual frameworks for understanding vulnerabilities to extreme climate events. The book focuses on a variety of concrete projects, initiatives and strategies currently being implemented across the world. It also presents case studies, trends, data and projects that illustrate how cities, communities and regions have been striving to achieve resilience and have handled hazards.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Walter Leal Filho
    • 1
  • Haruna Musa
    • 2
  • Gina Cavan
    • 3
  • Paul O'Hare
    • 4
  • Julia Seixas
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of Life Science, Research and Transfer CenterHamburg University of Applied SciencesHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Food and Tourism ManagementManchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.ManchesterUnited Kingdom
  4. 4.Geography & Environmental ManagementManchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUnited Kingdom
  5. 5.Faculdade de Ciências e TecnologiaUniversidade Nova de LisboaCaparicaPortugal

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-39879-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-39880-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1610-2010
  • Series Online ISSN 1610-2002
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