Coastal hazards and climate change: New Zealand guidance

  title={Coastal hazards and climate change: New Zealand guidance},
  author={Ruby Gale Aycock Bell and Judy Ramage Lawrence and Scott Stephens and Sylvia Allan and Paula Elizabeth Blackett and Emma Lemire and Dan P Zwartz},
New Zealand's national guidance on planning and decision-making, related to coastal hazard risks and climate change adaptation has been extensively updated. Since the last edition in 2008, there have been considerable advances in: i) attribution of sea-level rise (SLR) and projections; ii) development of adaptive planning that enables decisions in the context of uncertainty and changing risk; iii) approaches to hazard/risk assessments; and iv) collaborative community engagement processes. Users… CONTINUE READING