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Climate Change and Coastal Management Decisions: Insights from Christchurch Bay, UK

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The integration of climate change adaptation considerations into management of the coast poses major challenges for decision makers. This article reports on a case study undertaken in Christchurch Bay, UK, examining local capacity for strategic response to climate risks, with a particular focus on issues surrounding coastal defense. Drawing primarily on qualitative research with local and regional stakeholders, the analysis identifies fundamental disjunctures between generic concerns over climate change and the adaptive capacity of local management institutions. Closely linked with issues of scale, the problems highlighted here are likely to have broad and continuing relevance for future coastal management elsewhere.
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Keywords: adaptation; climate change; coastal defense; decision making; planning

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research,School of Development Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK 2: Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research,Oxford University Centre for the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication date: 2007-04-01

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