Climate Change Adaptation by Green Revision – Cooperation with Turkey
The project was conducted by Landscape Research Society (IALE-TR) and Izmir Metropolitan Municipality. The municipality processed successfuly in the EU Action Capacity Building in the Field of Climate Change in Turkey 2017 – 2019 the research and application project ‘Green Re-vision: A framework for the Resilient Cities’ in Izmir, Turkey. SURE-Society for Urban Ecology was associate partner.
The objective of the project is to create a framework that includes climate change model projection, green infrastructure mapping, ecosystem services mapping and spatial and temporal recommendations for climate change adaptation for resilient cities. It was included to transfer the knowledge and enhance capacity building for climate change adaptation through green infrastructure. The public awareness for the climate change was increased.
The results were presented in the International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation: Green Revision for Resilient Cities 07 – 08 March, 2019 Izmir, Turkey, in the sessions Climate Change, Turkey and Local Governments, Urban Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services and Natural Resource Management. Around 200 particiipants from research and practice for whole Turkey discussed the subjects.
From SURE Prof. Dr. Jürgen Breuste, SURE president and Prof. Dr. Cristian Ioja, SURE chapter South East Europe president, were invited as keynote speakers.