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TitleMahone Bay Living Shoreline Project: a case study of nature-based coastal adaptation in Nova Scotia
AuthorManuel, P; Rapaport, E; Ewashen, N; Kowal, C; Warren, K
Source 2021, 30 pages Open Access logo Open Access
LinksOnline - En ligne (PDF, 2.54 MB)
LinksTransCoastal Adaptations
PublisherSaint Mary's University
Mediadigital; on-line
RelatedThis publication is related to the following publications
File formatpdf
ProvinceNova Scotia
AreaMahone Bay
Lat/Long WENS -64.5000 -64.0000 44.5000 44.2500
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; 3-D images; sketch maps; schematic cross-sections; 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 the project site; local climate change hazards and risks and social vulnerability; governance, policy, and planning context; project development, design, and implementation; and benefits, challenges, and lessons. The town used the advantage of its sheltered location for a living shoreline thereby protecting the shore, creating habitat, and enhancing the natural beauty of the harbour.

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