The best way to take stock of national wetland resources
World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on the 2nd of February to help raise public awareness about the importance and value of wetlands. Continue reading “A satellite perspective on wetland monitoring”
The coast is vulnerable to forces from the sea – and coastal protection and maintenance is an ongoing challenge.
Information and knowledge about wind, waves, depth conditions and sediment types is key in the decision-making process on how to protect the coasts. Continue reading “How technology is helping professionals manage coastal erosion successfully”
And more in your copy of the guidelines to achieve sustainable adaptation
Higher temperatures and changes to other climate variables are leading to sea level rise as well as changes in wave climate, coastal environments, and the availability and quality of water for irrigation and other water demands. An increased hazard of extreme events such as storms, heavy rainfall and periods of drought and water scarcity is also expected. Continue reading “Five curious facts about climate change”
Monitoring programs and decision support systems can help study impacts and facilitate rapid response