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Sustainable Coastal Risk Management in 2050
www.northsearegion.eu/iiib/projectpresentation/details/&tid=63&theme=2

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Acronym: SAFECOAST
Period: 2004 till May 2008
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Floods; Lowlands; Risk management; Risk management
Geographical terms: ANE, Netherlands [Marine Regions]; ANE, North Sea [Marine Regions]; Belgium [Marine Regions]; Denmark [Marine Regions]; Germany [Marine Regions]; UK [Marine Regions]

Institutes (8)  Top | Publications 
  • Ministry of the Interior Schleswig-Holstein, more, partner
  • The Danish Ministry of Transport and Energy; Danish Coastal Authority (KDI), more, partner
  • Lower Saxony Water Management, Coastal Defence and Nature Conservation Agency (NLWKN), more, partner
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Vlaams Ministerie van Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Agentschap voor Maritieme Dienstverlening en Kust; Afdeling Kust, more, partner
  • Environment Agency (EA), more, partner
  • Schleswig-Holstein State Ministry for Agriculture, the Environment and Rural Areas; Coastal Defence Division, more, partner
  • European Commission; Interreg III, more, sponsor
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Vlaams Ministerie Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Departement Mobiliteit en Openbare Werken; Waterbouwkundig Laboratorium (WL), more

Abstract:
A team of coastal managers from the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Denmark and the UK have started to co-operate in a joint project Safecoast that aims to learn from each other about coastal risk management. Safecoast considers the question: ‘How to manage our North Sea coasts in 2050?’ and focuses on the consequences of climate change and spatial developments with respect to safety from flooding.

Publications (2)  Top | Institutes 
  • Roode, N.; Baarse, G.; Ash, J.; Salado, R. (Ed.) (2008). Coastal flood risk and trends for the future in the North Sea region: results and recommendations of project Safecoast. Synthesis report. Rijkswaterstaat. Centre for Water Management (RWS): The Hague. 136 pp., more
  • Verwaest, T.; Vanpoucke, Ph.; Reyns, J.; Van der Biest, K.; Vanderkimpen, P.; Peeters, P.; Kellens, W.; Vanneuville, W. (2008). SAFECoast: Comparison between different flood risk methodologies. Action 3B report - SAFECOAST Interreg IIIb North Sea Project. Flanders Hydraulics Research: Antwerp. 128 pp., more

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