Introduction to the RISC-KIT web based management guide for DRR in European coastal zones

Stelljes, Nico, Martinez, Grit and McGlade, Katriona ORCID: (2018) Introduction to the RISC-KIT web based management guide for DRR in European coastal zones. Coastal Engineering, 134. pp. 73-80. ISSN 0378-3839

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This paper presents a new approach to guiding coastal stakeholders about making informed decisions about Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) measures and alternatives. As part of the RISC-KIT project and tool box, the paper presents a holistic DRR measure approach including the biophysical environment, governance aspects and practical examples from coastal areas in Europe and elsewhere. The guide (see: is addressed to a wide variety of coastal stakeholders with a different level of knowledge about DRR measures with the aim to provide guidance and information. The paper gives an overview of the overall structure of the guide.

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Additional Information: Funding Information: The work described in this publication was supported by the European Community's 7th Framework Programme through the grant to the budget of RISC-KIT , contract no. 603458 , and by contributions by the partner institutes. Publisher Copyright: © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
Uncontrolled Keywords: coastal protection,disaster risk reduction,governance,web-based management guide,environmental engineering,ocean engineering ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2300/2305
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2023 15:30
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2023 15:30
DOI: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2017.09.012

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