Follow our e-learning course.

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.

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 

Adaptation strategy techniques, guidelines and examples


Guidance and techniques for Strategy or mainstreaming


e-learning module: the Adaptation Strategy

Guidelines: Adaptation Strategy

Technique: PESTLE Analysis

Comparative analysis between case studies

IMCORE case studies – Comparative Analysis of Adaptation Strategies for Coastal Climate Change

This report was developed to comparatively analyze the nine ECN adaptation strategies and determine why and how differences in advancement arose.

Useful for those wishing to undertake an adaptation strategy or just interested in what we did and the differences between NW Europe ECN.


Guidelines for developing adaptation strategies

These guidelines address the last stages of the development of the adaptation strategy and explain in detail what needs to be done.


e-learning course for developing an adaptation strategy

Learn the methodology used by the IMCORE partners step by step.


Overview of Adaptation in International and European Law and Policy and case studies

Part 1: Adaptation to Climate Change in International and European Law and Policy: Drivers and Tools

Part 2: National and Local Adaptation Strategies: case studies and discussion

Once the reader has read this presentation he will know what the legal and policy basis is for adaptation and have seen some examples of what adaptation strategies look like in different parts of the world. Also will have an idea of the process involved in developing an adaptation strategy.


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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