MAritime REgions cooperation for the MEDiterranean

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Themes

Adaptation to climate change in coastal areas

Adaptation to climate change in coastal areas

The content of the project drew on proposals made by the member regions of the Intermediterranean Commission in 2007.

Objective


To promote better evaluation of climate changes in coastal areas at both a Mediterranean and a local operational level, particularly regarding extreme climate events.

A coastal risk atlas
To ensure consistency and comparability between coastal regions’ risk assessments on the effects of climate change.

Monitoring of extreme climate events in coastal areas
MAREMED will help set up an observatory or network of observatories at Mediterranean level, to monitor coastline changes and extreme climate events, to be shared by the different levels of governance.