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Introduction [chapter]

K.N. Ninan
2020 Environmental Assessments  
policy interventions on direct drivers (for example, land use change, climate change, fishing pressure) of change in nature (biodiversity and ecosystem services); models that address the impacts of changes  ...  They can be used to assess and predict the impact of drivers on biodiversity and ecosystems, and hence the impacts on ecosystem services and human well-being.  ... 
doi:10.4337/9781788976879.00010 fatcat:vmuivoha5zhavlrmoo4ligrd3u

Ecological risk assessment in the context of global climate change

Wayne G. Landis, Judi L. Durda, Marjorie L. Brooks, Peter M. Chapman, Charles A. Menzie, Ralph G. Stahl, Jennifer L. Stauber
2012 Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry  
Good communication is essential for making risk-related information understandable and useful for managers and stakeholders to implement a successful risk-assessment and decision-making process.  ...  As a first step, the authors propose a decision key to aid managers and risk assessors in determining when and to what extent climate change should be incorporated.  ...  Regional risk assessment is structured to address multiple stressors and their impacts on multiple ecological services.  ... 
doi:10.1002/etc.2047 pmid:23161373 pmcid:PMC3601429 fatcat:xenceeiukbbxlcda43zpfyl6py

Chapter 8 Adapting to what? Climate Change Impacts on Indian Megacities and the Local Indian Climate Change Discourse [chapter]

Fritz Reusswig, Lutz Meyer-Ohlendorf
2012 Research in Urban Sociology  
For INF, the Climate Project Screening Tool (Morelli et al. 2011b ) was developed, providing a screening process to rapidly assess if climate change would affect resources in the queue for current-year  ...  resources, with emphasis on climate-sensitive ecosystems and land use planning and development.  ... 
doi:10.1108/s1047-0042(2012)0000012011 fatcat:xky4eztunnbwvbixzua3jdznzi

A review of hydro-meteorological hazard, vulnerability, and risk assessment frameworks and indicators in the context of nature-based solutions

Mohammad Aminur Rahman Shah, Fabrice G. Renaud, Carl C. Anderson, Annie Wild, Alessio Domeneghetti, Annemarie Polderman, Athanasios Votsis, Beatrice Pulvirenti, Bidroha Basu, Craig Thomson, Depy Panga, Eija Pouta (+13 others)
2020 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
The framework aims to allow for a better consideration of the multiple benefits afforded by NBS and which impact all the dimensions of risk. A * Corresponding author.  ...  A systematic literature review was carried out to examine the suitability of, or gaps in, existing frameworks for vulnerability and risk assessment of SES to hydro-meteorological hazards.  ...  It was funded by and carried out within the framework of OPERANDUM (OPEn-air laboRAtories for Nature baseD solUtions to Manage hydro-meteo risks) project (Grant no. 776848).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2020.101728 fatcat:ftqonpjj3jdjhjn4vyqf6oozcq

A survey of governance approaches to ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction: Current gaps and future directions

Annisa Triyanti, Eric Chu
2017 International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction  
Other important tools such as GIS can help analyze the spatial distribution of potential ecosystem services, and therefore is often used as a basis for planning and management.  ...  It considers the changes in how the ecosystem is perceived, especially how one ecosystem relates to others; the use of ecosystem services for societal benefit; and the options to manage the ecosystem in  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.11.005 fatcat:ndl3a3t5fzak3h5dvorlyydcji

A Location Intelligence System for the Assessment of Pluvial Flooding Risk and the Identification of Storm Water Pollutant Sources from Roads in Suburbanised Areas

Szymon Szewrański, Jakub Chruściński, Joost van Hoof, Jan Kazak, Małgorzata Świąder, Katarzyna Tokarczyk-Dorociak, Romuald Żmuda
2018 Water  
Simultaneously, global climate change is expected to induce a transformation in pluvial spatiotemporal distribution and magnitudes [7] [8] [9] .  ...  The mean concentrations of pollutants in run-off waters are dependent on rainfall characteristics and land use.  ...  Pluvial Flood Risk Assessment Spatial data were processed with GIS tools in order to obtain pluvial flood risk distribution.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w10060746 fatcat:sfcowzlevzakxoz22rsxi5isvu

Ecosystem services: Challenges and opportunities for hydrologic modeling to support decision making

Andrew J. Guswa, Kate A. Brauman, Casey Brown, Perrine Hamel, Bonnie L. Keeler, Susan Stratton Sayre
2014 Water Resources Research  
and Lander wrote, "[the Key Points: Decisions based on ecosystem services are the norm Support is required for decisions relating land use to water services The hydrologic community can contribute to  ...  Of particular interest are water-related ecosystem services and the incorporation of their value into local and regional decision making.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors thank Associate Editor, Patrick Reed, and three anonymous reviewers for their constructive feedback.  ... 
doi:10.1002/2014wr015497 fatcat:3x2kev56dzhyzkmivgydkbx7xy

QUICKScan as a quick and participatory methodology for problem identification and scoping in policy processes

Peter Verweij, Sander Janssen, Leon Braat, Michiel van Eupen, Marta Pérez Soba, Manuel Winograd, Wim de Winter, Anouk Cormont
2016 Environmental Science and Policy  
link to impacts and to develop a problem statement and solution space in a reduced lead time.  ...  This paper proposes QUICKScan, a method, process and spatially explicit tool, to jointly scope policy problems in a participatory setting, investigate the most important interactions and feedbacks and  ...  The Role Of Biodiversity In climate change mitigatioN (ROBIN) and 308428-OPErationalisation of Natural capital and EcoSystem Services (OpenNESS).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2016.07.010 fatcat:4pehetw3gvci3pp7uqgcp2iv3e

Linking the ecosystem services approach to social preferences and needs in integrated coastal land use management – A planning approach

Leena Karrasch, Thomas Klenke, Johan Woltjer
2014 Land Use Policy  
Scarcity of space and impacts of climate change are prominent drivers of land use and adaptation management today.  ...  WestminsterResearch Linking the ecosystem service approach to social preferences and needs in integrated coastal land use management -a planning approach  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank the support of the fourteen regional experts who took part in this study, representing the five sectors of water management, nature conservation, agriculture  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2013.12.010 fatcat:m7znkcurrvemjadewjh6bvwn4q

A Novel Multi-Risk Assessment Web-Tool for Evaluating Future Impacts of Global Change in Mountainous Areas

Gilles Grandjean, Loïc Thomas, Séverine Bernardie, The SAMCO Team
2018 Climate  
The first one was on the identification of the impacts of global environmental changes (climatic situations, land use, and socio-economic systems) on identified hazards.  ...  The objective of this work was to develop and test various hazard and risk assessment methods, and to implement them into a web-application platform able to show possible risks induced by global change  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank all collaborators that participate to this project: G.A.F., F.B., F.B., M.F., D.G., T.H., C.L., J.P.M., A.M., D.P., A.P., Y.T. and R.V., and the reviewers  ... 
doi:10.3390/cli6040092 fatcat:z4zk2m4ourh6pjnw2wtw2fe6cm

Enhancing Resilience of Cultural Heritage in Historical Areas: A Collection of Good Practices

Angela Santangelo, Eleonora Melandri, Giulia Marzani, Simona Tondelli, Andrea Ugolini
2022 Sustainability  
The aim of this study is to provide an insight on good practices dealing with cultural heritage when it comes to disaster risk management and climate change adaptation, aiming at increasing cultural heritage  ...  The results consist of more than 90 good practices reviewed and analyzed according to a set of criteria.  ...  It has implemented a methodology to assess the impact of subsidence on flood risk and to monitor the integrity of coastal barrier systems.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14095171 fatcat:ghlqkna3krcjjmoleubto6rlaa

Hotspots 2.0: Toward an integrated understanding of stressors and response options

Ahmed S. Khan, Georgina Cundill
2018 Ambio  
Knowing that climate change will impact major ecosystem services and the sustainability of life support systems, a critical examination of the hotspot concept and approach is undertaken to pursue synergistic  ...  Through a systematic review, we assess 114 relevant peer review cases to examine integrative responses to climatic and non-climatic vulnerabilities in various hotspot regions.  ...  Through a systematic review on 'hotspots' and related vulnerability terms using bibliometric techniques, we assess the usefulness of the Hotspots 2.0 concept to address multiple drivers of change and to  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13280-018-1120-1 pmid:30460597 fatcat:kaggjaqvgvfe5pvhfvgsdgyw2m

The Challenges of Applying Planetary Boundaries as a Basis for Strategic Decision-Making in Companies with Global Supply Chains

Roland Clift, Sarah Sim, Henry King, Jonathan Chenoweth, Ian Christie, Julie Clavreul, Carina Mueller, Leo Posthuma, Anne-Marie Boulay, Rebecca Chaplin-Kramer, Julia Chatterton, Fabrice DeClerck (+19 others)
2017 Sustainability  
For the first two of these challenges, we consider how they might be addressed for four PBs: climate change, freshwater use, biosphere integrity and chemical pollution and other novel entities.  ...  However, to enable decision-makers in business and public policy to respect these constraints in strategic planning, the PB framework needs to be developed to generate practical tools.  ...  Acknowledgments: This paper derives from discussion and analysis by the author group initiated at a workshop  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9020279 fatcat:wufvkyobn5csxgjuqmrsph6ina

Towards Regional Scale Stormwater Flood Management Strategies through Rapid Preliminary Intervention Screening

James L. Webber, Mariano Balbi, David Lallemant, Michael J. Gibson, Guangtao Fu, David Butler, Perrine Hamel
2021 Water  
The main opportunity from this regional approach is to identify spatial and temporal trends which are used to inform regional planning and direct future detailed modelling efforts.  ...  This is achieved through upscaling a modelling approach using a spatially explicit inundation model (CADDIES) coupled with an economic model of inundation loss (OpenProFIA) to support widescale evaluation  ...  Among the most popular regional scale ecosystem services tools (e.g., InVEST, ARIES, MIMES, i-Tree, none, to our knowledge, provide a spatially explicit assessment of flood risk with inundation maps.  ... 
doi:10.3390/w13152027 fatcat:sdozppew5vdnzigudobyj5bnf4

Advancing Surface Water Pesticide Exposure Assessments for Ecosystem Protection

Garey A. Fox, Rafael Muñoz-Carpena, Bryan Brooks, Tilghman Hall
2021 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Transactions  
There is a need for risk assessment to be more predictive of population and community-level impacts as part of environmentally relevant scenarios.  ...  These interactions include climate and hydrology, soil type, selection and use of best management practices, chemical fate and transport, application technology, and land use socioeconomics.  ...  We also acknowledge presentations at the ASABE special session by Nelson Thurman, Environmental Fate and Effects Division, USEPA Office of Pesticide Programs, and Sheryl Kunickis, USDA Office of Pest Management  ... 
doi:10.13031/trans.14225 fatcat:y7ve5jhifvbadevgsgywnxqjyq
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