Our climate is changing. We expect more violent storms, storms and storm surges. In Northern Europe, it is likely that we will experience more periods of drought, warmer summers and winters. There is a need for us as a society to adapt to the future conditions - if we fail to meet the challenges, it can cost society dearly.
A successful adaptation strategy requires an multi-pronged approach that involves an ecological, social and economic understanding of the challenges. Adaptation requires a fresh look at established processes, current practices and structures. For us, it is about developing tools that can help decision-makers at different levels in different sectors make financially sustainable decisions.
Below are a number of research questions listed that we are working on: