ECCA 2013


March 20, 2013

Room 1

Plenary session
(Plenary session) - Room 1 - 20 Mar, 09:00 - 10:00

Plenary lecture: Diana Liverman, University of Arizona, "Surviving and thriving in a warmer world: some challenges for adaptation"

Plenary lecture: Stephane Hallegatte, World Bank, "Obstacles to adaptation: an economic perspective"

(Break) - Room 1 - 20 Mar, 10:00 - 10:30

[6f] Adaptation strategies and planning - On sectors
(Science Sessions) - Room 1 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Jill Jaeger, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany / Martin Parry, Imperial College London, United Kingdom


Jeroen P. van der Sluijs, Utrecht University / Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Netherlands

6.1.1 - Resilience as a strategy for adaptation of fresh water systems to uncertain future changes in the climate

Frans Klijn, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Netherlands

6.1.2 - Governmental responsibilities in relation to the new Dutch flood risk management policy

Maria Falaleeva, University College Cork / Coastal and Marine Research Centre, Ireland

6.1.3 - Adaptive Co-Management for mainstreaming climate adaptation into coastal governance in Ireland. CLAD Tool-Kit for coastal resilience and climate adaptation.

Darja Tretjakova, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences / Watermanagement, Netherlands

6.1.4 - Ports and climate adaptation: Managing flood risk in international harbors

Ron Franken, PBL, Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Netherlands

6.1.5 - Options for climate-proofing Dutch freshwater supplies

(Break) - Room 1 - 20 Mar, 12:15 - 13:15

Plenary session
(Plenary session) - Room 1 - 20 Mar, 13:15 - 14:45

Round Table discussion: Facilitator Marc Gramberger, Prospex, Keerbergen

Rosário Bento Pais, European Commission, DG Climate Action /tbc

Frans Berkhout, VU University Amsterdam

Paulien Hartog, Waternet Amsterdam

Daniela Jacob, Climate Service Center Hamburg

Alex Nickson, Greater London Authority

Karen O'Brien, University of Oslo

Best poster and Best PhD Award

Cosing remarks

(Break) - Room 1 - 20 Mar, 14:45 - 15:15

(Ecca) - Room 1 - 20 Mar, 15:15 - 18:00


IBA Hamburg

Flood protection

German Climate Computing Center

Room 2

[2] Risk assessment
(Science Sessions) - Room 2 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Paula Harrison, University of Oxford, United Kingdom / Jochen Hinkel, Global Climate Forum, Berlin, Germany


Liang Yang, Research Group of Climate Change & Security / Institute of Geography and KlimaCampus, University of Hamburg, Germany

6.2.1 - Flood risks and urban responses under a changing climate: Application of a multi-agent model in Shenzhen, China

Nina Pirttioja, Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) / Climate Change Programme, Finland

6.2.2 - Using impact response surfaces to map yield likelihoods under probabilistic future climates

Kumbirai Musiyiwa, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences / Faculty of Life Sciences, Germany

6.2.3 - An assessment of maize yield response to climatic and non-climatic variables and perceptions of crop production constraints of Zimbabwean smallholder farmers

Tobias Lung, European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) / Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Italy

6.2.4 - Assessment of the influence of climate model uncertainty on EU-wide climate change impact indicators

Paul Hunter, University of East Anglia / Norwich School of Medicine, Great Britain

6.2.5 - Risk of waterborne disease with climate change

Room 3

[7b] Mainstreaming climate adaptation - Implementation
(Science Sessions) - Room 3 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Richard Klein, Stockholm Environment Institute, The Netherlands / Frans Berkhout, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Pam Berry, University of Oxford / Environmental Change Institute, Great Britain

6.3.1 - Opportunities for cross-sectoral mainstreaming of adaptation

Simon Duffield, Natural England / Evidence & Analysis, Great Britain

6.3.2 - Delivering adaptation for the natural environment through agri-environment schemes

Sandra Naumann, Ecologic Institute, Germany

6.3.3 - The use of ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and mitigation: barriers and success factors

Nadia Koukoui, Utrecht University / Geosciences, Netherlands

6.3.4 - Adaptation Tipping Points for the Management of Urban Flood Risk - Case Study in Dordrecht, the Netherlands

Patrick Driscoll, Aalborg University / Department of Planning, Denmark

6.3.5 - Synergies, Conflicts, and Trade-offs of C40 Cities Adaptation Strategies

Chang Ching-Cheng, National Central University / Center for Environmental Studies, Taiwan

6.3.6 - Do we really need to address “climate” adaptation? A lesson from a low-lying coastal village of Taiwan

Room 4

[9] Monitoring and measuring adaptation
(Science Sessions) - Room 4 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Rob Tinch, Independent, Brussels, Belgium / Tim Rayner, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom


Mike Harley, Climate Resilience Limited / Director, Great Britain

6.4.1 - A conceptual framework for developing adaptation indicators

Johann Jacob, École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP) / Centre de recherche et d'expertise en évaluation (CREXE), Canada

6.4.2 - Evaluating adaptation to climate change: Analytical conceptualization and application in cost-benefit analysis

Kaj van de Sandt, Wageningen UR / ESS, Netherlands

6.4.3 - Framework for monitoring and evaluation of adaptation policies

Timo Leiter, German Development Cooperation / Competence Centre for Climate Change, Germany

6.4.4 - Comparing the evaluation frameworks of European National Adaptation Strategies

Room 5

[10b] Impact and effectiveness studies - Adaptation
(Science Sessions) - Room 5 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Paul Hunter, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom / Rob Swart, Wageningen University, The Netherlands


Wim de Vries, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research centre / Alterra, Netherlands

6.5.1 - Agricultural adaptation to climate change under different policy environments in the European Union – An integrated assessment of the impacts

Abiy S. Kebede, University of Southampton / Faculty of Engineering and the Environment and Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, Great Britain

6.5.2 - Socio-economic impacts of future changes in flooding and the implications of adaptation in Europe

Hilaria Badival, Department of Agriculture-Cordillera Administrative Region / Department of Agriculture, Philippines

6.5.3 - Indigenous Farmers' Practices and Innovations in Response to Climate Change in the Cordilleras, Philippines

Stephen Hutton, World Bank Group / Independent Evaluation Group, United States

6.5.4 - Assessment of the World Bank Group experience with climate change adaptation

Stelios Grafakos, Erasmus University Rotterdam / Institute for Housing and Urban Development (IHS), Netherlands

6.5.5 - Towards an integrated Evaluation framework of Climate Change Adaptation projects

Room 6

[11d] Role of tools and knowledge in adaptation - Participatory methods
(Science Sessions) - Room 6 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

André Jol, European Environment Agency, Copenhagen, Danmark / Ian Holman, Cranfield University, Bedfort, United Kingdom


Ben Schaap, Wageningen UR / Plant Research International - Agrosystems Research, Netherlands

6.6.1 - Participatory design of farm level adaptation to climate risks in an arable region in the Netherlands

Line Johanne Barkved, CICERO (Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo), Norway

6.6.2 - Participatory Mapping for Drought Resilience in Jalna District, Maharashtra, India

Amila Jayasinghe, Lecturer / Town & Country Planning, Sri Lanka

6.6.3 - Participatory GIS as a tool for Flood Mapping in climate change adaptation; A study of Batticaloa City, Sri Lanka

Ralph Lasage, VU University Amsterdam / Institute for Environmental Studies, Netherlands

6.6.4 - ADAPTS, an approach for including community based adaptation in the water sector, based on experiences in Ghana, Vietnam, Ethiopia and Peru.

Room 7

[12c] Communicating impacts, vulnerability and adaptation - Political and empowerment issues
(Science Sessions) - Room 7 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Pier Vellinga, Wageningen University and Research Centre, The Netherlands


Benjamin Preston, Oak Ridge National Laboratory / Environmental Science Division, United States

6.7.1 - Multi-Criteria Analysis and Visualisation of Coastal Adaptation Options for Local Government

Christian Kind, adelphi research gemeinnützige GmbH, Germany

6.7.2 - Analysing the communication of extreme events in the German print media

Julia Reinhardt, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research / Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities, Germany

6.7.3 - Visualizing and structuring outcomes of multi-stakeholder dialogues on drivers of global and regional change and their impacts on natural resources management – Comparison of five meso-scale case studies in Africa

Maria Cecilia Trannin, Institution: Universidade Estácio de Sá / Environment, Brazil

6.7.4 - Climate Change in the Brazilian Undergraduate Students Mind: Brazilians Global Warming Beliefs, Attitudes and trust in 2013

Lene Alsbjørn, Birgitte Hoffmann / Department for Planning, Denmark

6.7.5 - Good bye to the invisible city. How rainwater changes urban assemblages reconfiguring citizens’ roles in urban regimes

Room 8

[Iva] Best Practices - Adaptation in Europe in practice: how did they do it?
(Science-practice/practitioner sessions) - Room 8 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Marjolein Pijnappels, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands / David Avelar, CIRCLE/Lisbon University, Portugal


David Singleton, DSA ENVIRONMENT + DESIGN LTD, United Kingdom

6.8.1 - Building the climate proof Melton Vale-16 school.

Sven Kallen, The Green Deserts - LIFE+ project, Spain

6.8.2 - The Green Deserts project: reforestation of dry areas with Waterboxxes

Dorthe Rømø, Municipality of Copenhagen, Denmark

6.8.3 - Green roof philosophy: promoting green roofs in Copenhagen

Marie-Edith Ploteau, Lippeverband, Germany

6.8.4 - a blue-green corridor in the city of Kamen

Christian Dupraz, Inra -French National Institute for agronomical Studies, France

6.8.5 - Agroforestry and agrovoltaic practices: combining adaptation of agriculture with generating solar power

Ulrich Reuter, Municipality of Stuttgart, Germany

6.8.6 - Ventilation corridors in Stuttgart to prevent the heat island effect

Room 9

[11c] Role of tools and knowledge in adaptation - Planning climate adaptation in the energy sector
(Science-practice/practitioner sessions) - Room 9 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Alessandro Lanza, Euro Mediterranean Center on Climate Change, Luiss University, Rome, Italy


Patrizia Gabellini, Councillor for Environment City of Bologna, Italy

6.13.1 - Sustainable Energy Action Plan of Bologna

Jakob Wachsmuth, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany

6.13.2 - Participatory development of a regional roadmap towards a resilient and climate-proof energy system

Domenico Gaudioso, Italian National Institute for Environmental Protection and Research - ISPRA, Italy

6.13.3 - the possible impact of climate change on the Italian energy sector

Jean Palutikof, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia

6.13.4 - Energy as an overlooked reality of adaptation

Room 10

[1a] Climate vulnerability assessment - Regional climate change - impacts and vulnerabilities under 2°C-warming
(Special Science Sessions) - Room 10 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Daniela Jacob, Climate Service Center (CSC), Hamburg, Germany


Dan Balteanu, Romanian Academy, Institute of Geography, Bucharest, Romania

6.14.1 - Climate change adaptation in selected vulnerable areas of Romania

Daniela Jacob, Climate Service Center (CSC), Hamburg, Germany

6.14.2 - IMPACT2C - how will Europe look like under a global 2° warming?

Giulia Gallucio, Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC), Italy

6.14.3 - Concerted climate adaptation actions across SEE. The Orientgate project

Paul Watkiss, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

6.14.4 - Cross sectoral impacts and adaptation responses

Room 11

[11b] Role of tools and knowledge in adaptation - How to create resilient storm surge protection using building eith nature concepts
(Science-practice/practitioner sessions) - Room 11 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Erik van Slobbe, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands


Jan Brooke, UK consultant in the field of Working with Nature

6.11.1 - ...

Mark Spalding, The Nature Conservancy

6.11.2 - ...

Huib de Vriend, Ecoshape Foundation

6.11.3 - ...

Room 12

[1a] climate vulnerability assessment - Risks from urban flooding - Interactive science and policy assessment
(Science-practice/practitioner sessions) - Room 12 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Hans von Storch, Institute for Coastal Research, Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany


Prof. Kirsten Halsnæs, Technical University of Denmark/Hans von Storch, Institute for Coastal Research Germany

6.10.1 - Decision Making Approach and Analytical Tools

Rainer Scheppelmann, City of Hamburg

6.10.2 - Hamburg City Center perspectives and Priorities

Lykke Leonardsen, City of Copenhagen

6.10.3 - Copenhagen City Perspectives by Head of Centre

Per Kaspersen, Technical University of Denmark

6.10.4 - modelling results

Room 13

Room 14

[7b] Mainstreaming climate adaptation - From building capacity to taking action: lessons for an integrated approach
(Science-practice/practitioner sessions) - Room 14 - 20 Mar, 10:30 - 12:15

Marc Gramberger, Prospex bv, Belgium


Marc Metzger, University of Edinburgh, UK

6.9.1 - The European context for adaptation action on the ground

Iain Brown, climateXchange/James Hutton Institute, UK and Dr Joseph Hagg, Adaptation Scotland, UK

6.9.2 - Scottish context– Policy, capacity building, and supporting for action

Jim Densham, RSPB

6.9.3 - Environment Link

Graham Esson, Perth and Kinross council

6.9.4 - Rural adaptation

Sonia Milne, Glasgow City council

6.9.5 - Urban adaptation

Mary Christie, Scottish Natural Heritage

6.9.6 - Adapting nature conservation

Paula Harrison, University of Oxford

6.9.7 - CLIMSAVE - Integrated assessment methodology for exploring cross-sectoral climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability


Poster Exhibition