11th March 2014

14:00-15:30 Parallel Sessions D

Uncertainty and decision-making [Room Chiado] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Leendert van Bree, PBL Environmental Assessment Agency, Netherlands / Hans-Martin Füssel European Environment Agency, Denmark

How is uncertainty addressed in the knowledge base for national adaptation planning?
Hans-Martin Füssel, EEA, Denmark

Quantifying the uncertainties within a cross-sectoral, integrated assessment of climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability in Europe
Mark Rounsevell, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Of clouds and clocks: an approach to the problem of uncertainty in climate change adaptation
Stefan Gray, University College Cork, Ireland

Quantifying climate science uncertainty: from model ensembles to expert elicitation
David Stainforth, London School of Economics, United Kingdom

Climate modelling, observations and scenarios: user needs for adaptation [Room Lapa] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Carin Nilsson, CIRCLE-2 / Erik Kjellström, SMHI, Sweden

CLIMATE4IMPACT: Developing standards, tools and data access tailored for impacts and adaptation users in Europe
Christian Pagé, CERFACS, France

Producing and transferring knowledge on regional climate change: experiences from the work with CORDEX at the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute
Erik Kjellström, SMHI, Sweden

On the use of seasonal to decadal climate predictions in Europe
Marta Bruno Soares, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Adaptation strategies, adaptation monitoring, evaluation and indicators [Room Oriente] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Markus Leitner, CIRCLE-2 / André Jol, European Environment Agency, Denmark

The Swedish risk and vulnerability assessment - the legacy and the way forward for strategic adaptation to climate change in Sweden
Åsa Sjöström, SMHI, Sweden

Regional governance models in enabling and implementing climate change adaptation action: an overview of EU 28 member states
Jennifer McGuinn, Milieu Ltd, Belgium

The UK adaptation sub-committee's monitoring and evaluation framework for assessing progress in UK adaptation
Lola Vallejo, Committee on Climate Change, United Kingdom

Political climate adaptation decisions in Germany - shortfalls and possible applications for decision support systems
Karl Trela, University of Leipzig and UFZ, Germany

Knowledge sharing and science-practice interactions [Room Alcântara] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Annemarie Groot, CIRCLE-2 / Asunción St Clair, JPI Climate

Climate change adaptation manual: experiences and lessons learned across Europe and beyond
Sabine McCallum, Environment Agency Austria

Why is it so difficult to get stakeholders at the (climate change) table? A look into the kitchen of science
Marta Varanda, ICS, University of Lisbon, Portugal

How to communicate climate change adaptation effectively?
Andrea Prutsch, Environment Agency Austria

Transnational learning for drought adaptation: opportunities and bottlenecks for knowledge transfer
Joanne Vinke-de Kruijf, University of Osnabrück, Germany

Climate adaptation services [Room Alfama] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Roger Street, CIRCLE-2 / Dagmar Bley, Maria Manez, JPI Climate

Developing adaptation services for pluvial flood risks under changing climate: a participatory approach applied in the north Adriatic coast
Silvia Torresan, Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change, Italy

Understanding the needs from sub national actors for adaptation services: a Climate-KIC case study in 5 European countries
Michel Kolasinski, CLIMPACT-METNEXT

Supporting the choice of salient methods and tools for adaptation: a diagnostic framework
Alexander Bisaro, Global Climate Forum e.V, Germany

Climate Ireland - supporting an progressing climate adaptation in Ireland
Barry O´Dwyer, Coastal & Marine Research Centre, University College Cork, Ireland

Transition societal transformation, ethics, values and equity [Room Marvila] - ABSTRACTS

Conveners: Kirsten Holländer, CIRCLE-2 / Peter Driessen, Lisa Almesjo, JPI Climate

Towards explanations of 'deep' shifts in environmental governance practices: a framework and examples from the domain of flood risk governance in the Netherlands
Dries Hegger, Utrecht University, Netherlands

Regimes of value, climate change and the handling of water
Katrina Wiberg, Aarhus School of Architecture, Denmark

The potential of transdisciplinary research-education cooperations as a step towards societal transformation
Maximilian Riede, alpS GmbH, Austria