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Taking a managed adaptive approach to flood risk management planning in Scotland

Drawing on Scottish case study evidence, this report presents recommendations for how guidance can be changed to facilitate more adaptive approaches in flood risk management planning.

Snow Cover and Climate Change in the Cairngorms National Park

Identifying trends for snow cover days in the Cairngorms National Park based historic temperature and precipitation data, observed snow cover days and climate projections.

Developing a method to assess the impact of incremental loss of floodplain in Scotland

A possible method for estimating floodplain loss and corresponding flood risk impacts.

Private Water Supplies in a changing climate: Insights from 2018

An assessment of the impact of the 2018 summer heatwave on private water supplies in Scotland.

Flood risk management in Scotland: Governance and developing shared agendas

An assessment of the governance of Flood Risk Management (FRM) in Scotland with the aim to develop shared agendas among all FRM stakeholders.

Water scarcity, climate change and land use options

This report looks at this future risk of water scarcity in Scotland, and the link between water scarcity and land use options.

Cross-cutting adaptation policy: a case study of Lyme disease

A method for characterising and analysing a cross-sectoral adaptation issue

Community-led behaviour change

Understanding the role of behaviour and decision-making in meeting statutory targets is critical. It is recognised in the Scottish Government’s...

Evaluating the HES Homecare pilot

An evaluation of the HES Homecare pilot, tested the Energycarer approach to tackling rural fuel poverty in two rural areas.

Sea level rise: projections and impacts for Scotland

A review of the available evidence on projected sea level rise and its implications for Scotland

Monitoring and evaluation

Developing metrics on adapting to the impacts of climate change, and increasing resilience.

Measuring the resilience of Scottish businesses

Developing methods and baselines for climate change risks and opportunities for Scotland's businesses