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TitleCarters Beach Dune Restoration Project: a case study of nature-based coastal adaptation in Nova Scotia
AuthorManuel, P; Rapaport, E; Ewashen, N; Kowal, C; Warren, K; Conlin, M
Source 2021, 32 pages Open Access logo Open Access
LinksOnline - En ligne (PDF, 1.82 MB)
LinksTransCoastal Adaptations
PublisherSaint Mary's University
Mediadigital; on-line
RelatedThis publication is related to the following publications
File formatpdf
ProvinceNova Scotia
AreaCarters Beach
Lat/Long WENS -65.0000 -64.5000 44.0000 43.7500
Subjectssurficial geology/geomorphology; marine geology; Science and Technology; Nature and Environment; coastal management; Climate change; Climate change adaptation; Infrastructures; Innovation; Adaptation measures and options; cumulative effects
Illustrationsphotographs; location maps; satellite images; schematic cross-sections; aerial photographs; sketch maps; tables
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation
ProgramClimate Change Impacts and Adaptation Climate Change Adaptation Program
Released2021 11 01
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
This case study describes Carters beach and dunes, the land use impacts and environmental changes affecting dune health, the planning and regulatory context, and the project to restore dune health. The case study illustrates how a small-scale community-based initiative uses local knowledge, citizen science, and partnerships for implementing nature-based coastal adaptation.

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