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Develop your own coastal adaptation strategy by learning key methodologies and techniques.

The IMCORE project ran from 2008 to 2011 and was funded under the EU Interreg IVB programme.

VIDEO: David Green, David Fryer and Peter Inglis share their views on the issues that affect Aberdeen and planning for adaptation to climate change


 "The city is susceptible to flash flooding and important infrastructure is at risk".  Conclusion from workshop   
"As scientists we need to help get accurate and meaningful messages across to the public. David Green
To make sure we reach out to the public we used advertising on local buses                     Guillaume de la Fons

Access or download overviews, tools, techniques and examples of visualisation tools, educational tools, legal and policy tools, future scenario techniques, etc

Practical tips for following the IMCORE approach to planning to adapt to coastal climate change 


guidance3It is difficult to engage the right people - all the people involved in climate change - and therefore more time and more networking is needed to bring climate change people together. It also necessary to convince people that climate change is an important problem.



PESTLE analysis
What we did

We ran a PESTLE analysis session at the University of Aberdeen for 40 coastal students.

Why we did it

To teach them the technique, obtaining new ideas for the community as well as 4 PESTLE analyses for the Aberdeenshire area.

What we achieved Teach future coastal practitioners this technique as well as completed 4 PESTLE analyses for the Aberdeenshire area.
Problems we had Selecting the best and right scenario.

Choose the most beneficial scenario for the area.

What we learned

Coastal student can develop excellent PESTLE analysis with innovative and relevant views.



Adaptation Strategy Workshop
What we did

A full day workshop about developing the coastal adaptation strategy with the local authority and community. Also, befriending with University of Ghent and CoastNet who bring other experiences and views in order to develop the best adaptation strategy possible.

Why we did it

To create an adaptation strategy involving stakeholder engagement.

What we achieved A PESTLE analysis as well as back casting actions for Aberdeen.
Problems we had Availability of the delegates.

Rethink timing and duration.

What we learned

Difficulty of engaging with the right people.


This learning portal brings together the results and lessons learned from the IMCORE project. This project was funded under the Interreg IVB programme from 2008 to 2011.

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