publication . Article . Other literature type . 2015

Coastal vulnerabilities under the deliberation of stakeholders: The case of two French sandy beaches

Carlos Oliveros; Raquel Bertoldo; Déborah Idier; Marc Poumadère; Marc Robin; Cyril Mallet;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2015
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
Coastal environment systems are always exposed to natural phenomena such as erosion and submersion, and climate change is likely to increase these phenomena and their related vulnerability. The decision whether or not to protect the coast from an extreme weather event is not only based on technical data, but must also take into account its social acceptability. The involvement of stakeholders thus appears as a risk governance option. By using a scenario (both physical and socio-economic) and workshop meth- odology, we compare the deliberations and recommendations made by stakeholders facing a storm scenario in two different locations on the French Atlantic coast...
free text keywords: Climate change adaptation, Noirmoutier, Truc Vert, France, Stakeholders, [SDU.STU.OC]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Oceanography, [SHS.SOCIO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Sociology, [SHS.PSY]Humanities and Social Sciences/Psychology, Sandy beach, :Ciências Naturais::Ciências da Terra e do Ambiente [Domínio/Área Científica], Environmental resource management, business.industry, business, Risk governance, Climate change, Geography, Vulnerability, Storm, Deliberation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Social acceptability, Extreme weather
Funded by
FCT| UID/PSI/03125/2013
Center for Research and Social Intervention
  • Funder: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT)
  • Project Code: 147229
  • Funding stream: 5876
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