International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

The document library includes a wide array of outputs from projects (reports, presentations, case studies, terms of reference) as well as other content of interest to GEF International waters. Project managers and GEF International Waters staff are invited to give their feedback or submit case studies, ToRs, or other documentation to be included in the document library (info@iwlearn.org)

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Filter: Climate Change
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English Coastal blue carbon ecosystems: Opportunities for Nationally Determined Contributions. Policy brief
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English Blue Carbon - Nationally Determined Contributions Inventory (Appendix to: Coastal blue carbon ecosystems)
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Ecuador
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Madagascar
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - Mozambique
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English National Blue Carbon Policy Assessment - United Arab Emirates - Summary
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
24 May 2019 - report - project: 4452 - English Keep it Fresh or Salty
Standardized Methodologies for Carbon Accounting and Ecosystem Services Valuation of Blue Forests
21 May 2019 - publication - English Ice sheet contributions to future sea-level rise from structured expert judgment
AUTHORS: Jonathan L. Bamber, Michael Oppenheimer, Robert E. Kopp, Willy P. Aspinall, and Roger M. Cooke ABSTRACT: Despite considerable advances in process understanding, numerical modeling, and the observational record of ice sheet contributions t...
13 May 2019 - publication - English Sea-level rise induced amplification of coastal protection design heights
Author: Arne Arns, Sönke Dangendorf , Jürgen Jensen, Stefan Talke, Jens Bender & Charitha Pattiaratchi ABSTRACT: Coastal protection design heights typically consider the superimposed effects of tides, surges, waves, and relative sea-level rise (SL...
09 May 2019 - sap - project: 1909 - French Programme d’action stratégique (SAP) pour le Grand écosystème marin du courant des Canaries
Les pays du CCLME ont des stratégies et des politiques de développement relativement différentes dans les domaines des pêches et de l’environnement marin et côtier, avec des approches diverses tenant compte des spécificités nationales. Cependant, ...
09 May 2019 - sap - project: 1909 - English Strategic Action Programme (SAP) for the Canary Current Large Marine Ecosystem
The SAP is the result of a participatory process. It proposes a long-term vision and short- and medium-term priorities in order to address the degradation of the CCLME. It is the result of a common recognition of the CCLME as a shared heritage. Co...
03 May 2019 - publication - English Vulnerability of the marine ecosystem to climate change impacts in the Arabian Gulfdan urgent need for more research
AUTHORS: A. Ben-Hasan, V. Christensen. ABSTRACT: Climate change, represented by ever-rising ocean temperatures, is a mounting threat to the marine ecosystem and its services. This is most evident in the longitudinal and depth related migrations of...
02 May 2019 - publication - English Bridging climate science, law, and policy to advance coastal adaptation planning
AUTHORS: J.Reiblich, E.Hartge, L.M.Wedding, S.Killian, G.M.Verutes. ABSTRACT: Rising seas, more frequent storms and other climate-driven coastal hazards necessitate adaptation planning measures to protect people and property. To date, coastal vuln...
25 Apr 2019 - report - English Future scenarios and projections for fisheries on the high seas under a changing climate
Authors: William WL Cheung, Vicky WY Lam and Colette CC Wabnitz. Marine biodiversity and ecosystems provide important benefits to human societies through fisheries. But the benefits are not shared equally among countries – and climate change will ...
23 Apr 2019 - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Local assessment of vulnerability to climate variability and change
This assessment seeks to strengthen the understanding of impacts of climate variability and change (CVC) on coastal zones in the Mediterranean region. The method consists of assessing the impacts of CVC on different economic sectors and other area...
23 Apr 2019 - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Assessment of climate variability and change impacts and evaluation of response options (a case study of Croatia)
The aim of this activity was to provide the tools to influence the current practice of unsustainable coastal development around the Mediterranean. Croatia is one of the Mediterranean countries with highest ratio of coastal length per inhabitant. D...
18 Apr 2019 - experience-note - project: 2600 - English Assessment of climate variability and change impacts and evaluation of response options - case study of Tunisia
Tunisia is considered as one of the Mediterranean countries most vulnerable to climate variability and change, and particularly to sea-level rise and storm surges. The coastline of Tunisia is more than 1,700 km long, including the continental part...
21 Feb 2019 - report - English Financing Climate Change Adaptation in Transboundary Basins : Preparing Bankable Projects
Water, climate and finance know no borders. This brings challenges and opportunities: The majority of freshwater worldwide flows in transboundary basins and most climate change impacts are felt through the water cycle. Transboundary cooperatio...
31 Jan 2019 - maps-graphics - project: 2364 - English [GEF IWC9 Poster] Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme to Ensure Integrated and Sustainable Management of the Transboundary Water Resources of the Amazon River Basin Considering Climate Variability and Change
Poster exhibited at the 9th GEF Biennial International Waters Conference
18 Sep 2018 - publication - English Designing marine protected area networks to achieve fisheries, biodiversity, and climate change objectives in tropical ecosystems: A practitioner guide (2013)
Overfishing, degradation and loss of key habitats due to local and global threats are undermining food security, livelihoods and long term sustainability of tropical marine ecosystems. If well designed, marine protected areas (MPAs) can reduce loc...

 

 

 

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