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Sandwatch: adapting to climate change and educating for sustainable development


This publication aims to evaluate issues and conflicts facing beach environments, develop sustainable approaches to address these issues; and examines ways to address climate change impacts. It addresses: (i) sustainable development issues, and (ii) climate change adaptation issues, such as sea level rise, rising temperatures, ocean acidification and increased extreme events.

It uses an activities-orientated approach to provide step-by-step instructions to cover monitoring methods and data analysis, including observation and recording, erosion and accretion, beach composition, human activities, beach debris, water quality, waves, longshore currents, plants and animals.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Early Warning, Education & School Safety, Environment, Risk Identification & Assessment
  • Hazards:Tsunami

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/15499

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