Project

European project BLAST

Duration
01 October 2010 → 01 October 2012
Funding
Regional and community funding: various
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Ecology
    • Environmental science and management
    • Other environmental sciences
Keywords
climate change
 
Project description

Analyse the coastal zone as a resource in climate change mitigation using renewable energy



- Overview of existing and new renewable energy platforms located in the coastal zone

- Develop GIS based tools for finding optimal locations for new renewable energy plants in the coastal zone

- Analyse the conflicts between location demands for energy plants and protection of the coastal zones



Develop a decision support framework for coastal zone management

- Implementation of the system design

- User testing in real coastal zone management contexts

- Final reporting of climate change adaptation and mitigation in ICZM