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Conference Deltas in Times of Climate Change II Sept 24-26, 2014 Starting on Sept 24: As more knowledge is gained, climate adaptation strategies have been developed and measures taken. Yet a great deal remains to be done. How can risk analysis be improved? Which measures are most effective? How should they be best financed and implemented? Which stakeholders should be involved? These topics and many more will be discussed in a lively setting during the conference in 2014, Deltas in Times of Climate Change II. Delta Alliance is contributing to this conference
Deltas in Times of Climate Change II, Wednesday 24 September 2014
Comparative assessment of the vulnerability and resilience of deltas - Extended version with 14 deltas Synthesis report - Delta Alliance report number 7 (2014). Tom Bucx (Deltares), Wim van Driel (Alterra-Wageningen UR), Hans de Boer (TU-Delft), Susan Graas (UNESCO-IHE), Victor Langenberg (Deltares), Marcel Marchand (Deltares), Cees van de Guchte (Deltares).
Delta Alliance Secretary, Sunday 31 August 2014
Towards a Comprehensive Framework for Adaptive Delta Management This report provides an overview of new approaches emerging in several deltas that can be labelled under the heading of Adaptive Delta Management.
Marcel Marchand (Deltares) and Fulco Ludwig (Wageningen UR-Alterra), Monday 30 June 2014
Final report on the Delta Alliance Young Professionals Award activity This reports describes all the activities undertaken by Delta Alliance in a chronological order within the framework the Delta Alliance Young Professionals Award. It also reports on the successful follow-up activities of the Award Winning teams, which have substantially increased the chance to bring the Award winning solutions into practice.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Monday 30 June 2014
Final programme online! Deltas in Times of Climate Change II, 24-26 September 2014 It is an exciting programme with three days of plenaries and more than 100 parallel sessions. Sessions that are interesting for scientists, practitioners and politicians working on climate change adaptation. During the conference there will be plenty of time to meet with interesting people from around the world and extend your network.
Deltas in Times of Climate Change II, Rotterdam, Wednesday 18 June 2014
Ecological impacts of land reclamation on large river delta wetlands in China: field trips to the Netherlands A Chinese delegation had been visiting Dutch institutions and field working for one week in May 2014, as part of the project: 'Ecological impacts of land reclamation on large river delta wetlands in China: Mechanisms and ecological restoration"
Delta Alliance Secretary, Tuesday 17 June 2014
Floods in Bangladesh; Delta's are highlighted in interview by Nature With the Ganges–Brahmaputra delta sinking, the race is on to protect millions of people from future flooding. This article mentions also the Bangladesh Delta Plan, and is quoting a number of scientists related to the Delta Alliance.
Nature, Wednesday 9 April 2014
Reactive versus anticipative adaptive management of Deltas; The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the Rhine-Meuse Delta compared In this paper Californian Adaptive Management (AM) and Dutch Adaptive Delta Management (ADM) are compared. The concepts are introduced in a policy context to deal with prevailing types of uncertainty in water management in the Californian Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the Dutch Rhine-Meuse Delta respectively.
T.J. Vlieg and M. Zandvoort in Water Governance, Friday 17 January 2014
Delta Alliance Newsletter (December 2013) In this issue you find news, publications and information on different topics, events, such as the progress review, the announcement of our new director, and new projects.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Thursday 19 December 2013
Two new Delta Alliance publications Delta Alliance has issued in 2013 two more key publications.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Monday 16 December 2013
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