MarRISK: COASTAL ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE: KNOWING THE RISKS AND INCREASING RESILIENCE
MarRISK aims to ensure an intelligent and sustainable growth of the Galician and Portuguese coastal zones through evaluation of the coastal risks that are most important in terms of climate change scenarios.
Floods, intensification of extreme events, toxic algae blooms and coastal erosion are examples of the risks that shall be analysed in order to improve the resilience of traditional economic sectors and of other, emerging sectors, like marine renewable energies.
This way, the adaptation of the cooperation region to potential disasters will be improved, and applications and services to guarantee a coordinated response will be developed, given that environmental risks require a cross-border approach.
MarRISK shall evaluate coastal climate evolution, at a better resolution than is presently done, and will enable monitoring and warning systems. MarRISK will deliver decision support tools to public authorities, the productive sector and the general public, to improve coastal management.