Latest news from NCCARF - August 2018

Latest news from NCCARF – August 2018

Jobs: The African Institute of Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is offering three four-year Research Chairs in Climate Change Science (covering adaptation), to be based in AIMS, Kigali, Rwanda. Closing date for applications 30 August 2018. For more information go to https://www.nexteinstein.org/research/call-for-applications-ccchair/

New on CoastAdapt:

We have uploaded five new case studies to CoastAdapt:

New South Wales: Aquaculture Adaptation in Action: next steps in building the climate change resilience of the Sapphire Coast oyster industry

South Australia: Nature-based responses to climate change: estuary restoration and conservation in an urban industrial setting

Tasmania: The social values at risk from sea-level rise in Kingston Beach

Victoria: Progressing the Barwon South West’s Coastal Hazard Assessment

International: Climate Resilient Tonga professional development program

Professional development in climate change adaptation and resilience, Wollongong 2018:

NCCARF’s ACCARNSI  node is supporting the NSW OEH and the EIANZ in the delivery of Learning to Adapt, Wollongong 2018. This course focuses on evaluating and renewing climate change adaptation programs and leading organisations to implement improvements. It is held one day a month, over three months, starting on 8 August 2018. For more information go to https://www.eianz.org/events/event/learning-to-adapt-wollongong-program 

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility

The National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF) works to support decision makers throughout Australia as they prepare for and manage the risks of climate change and sea-level rise.

Based at Griffith University on the Gold Coast, NCCARF has a national focus across Australia to build resilience to climate change in government, NGOs and the private sector. For more information on our aims and activities contact nccarf@griffith.edu.au

What is Adaptation?

In a world where climate impacts are increasingly observable and adaptation actions are increasingly required, we showcase leading impacts and adaptation research and explore the contribution of adaptation science to planning and policy making.

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Publications

A range of information products, including research reports, fact sheets, data, presentations and other outputs from NCCARF's research programs are now available.

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Practical knowledge for adaptation

NCCARF is developing a synthesis and communication program to condense and translate technical research information developed in its first phase into digestable communication products for a diverse audience of end users.

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Adaptation Networks

NCCARF’s Adaptation Research Networks, hosted by universities across Australia, are a community of researchers and practitioners working together to progress climate change adaptation knowledge.

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