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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.

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 

Policy and legal


An overview, reports and tools on legal and policy aspects of Adaptation


Overview of European and Int. Policy

The All Party Parliamentary Group experience

Adaptation and Strategic Environmental Assessment

Legal Coastal Codex


The Legal Codex gives a complete overview of the legislation that applies in Belgium. The online tool allows interactive searches for relevant articles and offers an integral and integrated state of legislation on both the seaside and the landside of the Belgian coast.


Institutional Adaptation Capacity Framework: Policy and Legal Evaluation - The Belgian Coastal Zone

This document gives the reader an inside in the Belgian institutional framework in which coastal adaptation takes place as well as the most important stakeholder organisations which need to be involved in the process. It is the Belgian example of a completed legal evaluation tool for analysing the institutional adaptation capacity framework.


Adaptation to climate change and Strategic Environmental Assessment

This document provides the reader with information on how to integrate climate change adaptation concerns into the planning process by using Strategic Environmental Assessment.


Article on the integration of climate change into local policy

Delivering scientific results - L'intégration des changements climatiques dans les politiques publiques locales : Le cas du golfe du Morbihan


Adaptation to climate change the international and European policy

Once the reader has read this document he will understand the international and European policy on adaptation to climate change. Although adaptation takes place in a specific region the European and international policy and legislation on adaptation need to be taken into account when developing a local 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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