Arctic

Research Line Leader:
Ola Johannessen

Goal:
Translate impact assessments of climate change in the
Arctic into effective policy measures.


Major finding:
Impacts like endangered livelihoods for indigenous
cultures and species as well as long-term sea level rise
go along with enhanced opportunities for transport and
exploitation of resources in sea sediments; this complex
situation requires an emphasis on improving energy
efficiency.


Funding agents:
Norwegian and German governments, EC

 

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01.09.14

Managing coasts under threat from climate change and sea-level rise

Coastal regions under threat from climate change and sea-level rise need to tackle the more...


04.02.14

Climate change threatens to cause trillions in damage to world's coasts, if coastal regions do not adapt to sea-level rise.

Coastal regions may face massive increases in damages from storm surge flooding over the course...


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