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Regional climate change and adaptation — The Alps facing the challenge of changing water resources

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Publication Created 04 Sep 2009 Published 09 Sep 2009
EEA Report No 8/2009
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Drawing on the most recent knowledge of climate change impacts in the Alps and experiences across the region, this report analyses the risks that climate change presents to the region's water supply and quality, identifying needs, constraints, opportunities, policy levers and options for adaptation. It extracts policy guidance on adaptation practice and aims to assist regional and local stakeholders in developing robust adaptation strategies. The focus of the report is on water resources and related adaptation, rather than water-related extreme events like floods, avalanches, landslides or mudflows, which are already well covered by existing studies of climate change impacts in the Alps.

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: 978-92-9213-006-0
: TH-AL-09-008-EN-C
: EUR 10.00

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