Climate change and agricultural water resources: A vulnerability assessment of the Black Sea catchment


General Information:

Author: Bär, R. et al.

Year of publication: 2015

Available languages: English

Details of Assessment:

Type of assessment: Vulnerability assessment

Format of assessment: Scientific article

Estimated costs for conducting: No information

Estimated duration of assessment: No information

To be carried out by whom: Scientists/researchers

Institutional scale of use: Regional

Assesment to be used by which target audience: Regional decision makers

Output: Report


Coverage & Methodology:

Region of origin: Europe

Developed by which sector: Science

Applied in practice: Yes

Geographic coverage in analysis: Europe, Asia

Potential geographic coverage: Worldwide

Sectors covered: Agriculture

Method used: Quantitative model

Description of methodology: Development of a vulnerability conceptualisation (impact chain), modelling of vulnerability indicators, scenario modelling

Risk framework used: Broad risk mapping according to different definition

Details: Referral to IPCC 2001 (third assessment report and DPSIR vulnerability model

Risk components incorporated: All

Hazards and impacts considered in the assessment: Changing precipitation patterns, Changing temperature patterns

Source of required data: Secondary (available data is used)

Details: Detailed hydrological models of the respective catchment

Temporal scale: Forward looking

Participatory elements: No

Consideration of interconnectedness and -dependencies of risks: Yes

Adressing uncertainty: No

Scope of assessment: Identification of risks, assessment of impacts, identification of adaptation options

Relevance for losses and damages:

Economic/Non-Economic losses incorporated: None

Applicability for entire risk spectrum (from extreme weather events to slow onset processes): No


Recommendations for Adaptation measures included in Climate Risk Assessment: Yes

Applied by whom: Bär, R. et al.

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