Evolving methodology for identifying climate adaptation pathways and options

Bohnet, Iris C., Curnock, Matt, Bell, Robyn, Hill, Rosemary, and Lyons, Peci (2014) Evolving methodology for identifying climate adaptation pathways and options. In: Moran, Catherine, Turton, Stephen M., and Hill, Rosemary, (eds.) Adaptation Pathways and Opportunities for the Wet Tropics NRM Cluster Region: volume 2: infrastructure, industry, indigenous peoples, social adaptation, emerging planning frameworks, evolving methodologies and climate adaptation planning in practice. James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia, pp. 202-213.

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Abstract

[Extract] This chapter provides an update on progress from the 'Participatory Scenarios and Knowledge Integration Node' of the Wet Tropics Cluster (WTC) region. Since the first workshop, led by the 'Participatory Scenarios and Knowledge Integration Node' in April 2013, members of this research node, in collaboration with the natural resource management (NRM) organisations, have initiated a wide range of research activities, based on the findings from this workshop and discussions with the four NRM organisations of the Wet Tropics Cluster. Appendix B summarises these transdisciplinary research activities, some of which are completed, while others are in progress. Our transdisciplinary research is showing that, based on the differences identified in the initial workshop with members of the Brokering Hub and discussions with staff of the four NRM organisations, the research needed to support these four NRM organisations in their planning for climate change differs considerably. This is not only a reflection of the differences between the four NRM regions in their biogeography, demography, and governance but also a reflection of past and current research activities carried out in these four NRM regions such as through the National Environmental Research Program (NERP) and the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC).

Item ID: 38720
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
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© Copyright in this report is owned by James Cook University. This report has been generated jointly by James Cook University and the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation for the purposes of reporting to the Commonwealth of Australia as part of the NRM Fund program.

ISBN: 978-0-9941500-2-8
Date Deposited: 04 May 2015 01:14
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050209 Natural Resource Management @ 50%
05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0501 Ecological Applications > 050101 Ecological Impacts of Climate Change @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960301 Climate Change Adaptation Measures @ 50%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960311 Social Impacts of Climate Change and Variability @ 50%
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