||Based on the project "Investigation of the actual state for the adaptation to climate change" (12/08-03/08) which supplies an overview of research activities and practical measures of the adaptation to climate change in Austria, the present project was supposed to identify first recommendations for action for selected areas for the adaptation to climate change in Austria. From 06/08-10/08 a survey with interviews of hundreds of experts, as well as 5 expert workshops with altogether about 50 experts was carried out to identify their recommendations for action for in the areas of agriculture, forestry, water management, energy-/electricity generation as well as tourism. In this context recommendations for action refer to gaps in knowledge, need for further research and essential framework development as well as proposals for concrete measures. The results were presented at the "3. Workshop on a strategy for climate change adaptation" hosted by the BMLFUW. The investigation will form the basis for future political agenda setting.
Both these projects were realized for AustroClim by order of the BMLFUW by the IFF Institute of Social Ecology, University of Klagenfurt, the Federal Environmental Agency and the Institute of Meteorology, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna.
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