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Santiago region

Santiago

RESOURCES

Organisations, Programmes, and Projects

Adapt Chile

Description: network for municipalities with adaptation projects

https://adapt-chile.org/

Santiago, C40 Cities

Description: city profile and case studies

https://www.c40.org/cities/santiago

Gobierno Regional Metropolitano de Santiago

Description: policies and programs for the region

https://www.gobiernosantiago.cl/estrategias-y-politicas-para-la-region-metropolitana/

Fundación Terram

Description: environmental non-profit

https://www.terram.cl/

Reports and Policies

Santiago Humano y Resiliente, RMS

Description: explains the concept, context and challenges of resilience in Santiago with a six pillar strategy

http://santiagoresiliente.cl/

Estrategia de Resiliencia: Cambio Climático en la Región Metropolitana de Santiago (Resilience strategy: climate change in the Santiago region), Centro de Cambio Global UC, Green Lab UC, CEDEUS UC

Description: climate mitigation and adaptation strategy that characterizes vulnerabilities and outlines future scenarios

http://santiagoresiliente.cl/assets/uploads/2017/05/Informe-Etapa-4_Final_CCG-UC_CambioClimatico.pdf

Cortés, G., Schaller, S., Rojas, M., Garcia, L., Descalzi, A., Vargas, L., & McPhee, J. (2012). Assessment of the current climate and expected climate changes in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile. Leipzig: UFZ-Discussion Paper.

Description: quantitative downscaling analysis to understand the hydrometeorological changes in the region

http://hdl.handle.net/10419/58274

Academic Articles

Inostroza, Luis, Palme, Massimo, & De la Barrera, Francisco. (2016). A Heat Vulnerability Index: Spatial Patterns of Exposure, Sensitivity and Adaptive Capacity for Santiago de Chile. PloS One, 11(9), E0162464.

Description: use GIS, remote-sensing and principal component analysis to develop a vulnerability index

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0162464

Bonelli, Sebastián, Vicuña, Sebastián, Meza, Francisco J, Gironás, Jorge, & Barton, Jonathan. (2014). Incorporating climate change adaptation strategies in urban water supply planning: The case of central Chile. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 5(3), 357-376.

Description: modelling to propose and evaluate adaptation options for water resources

https://doi.org/10.2166/wcc.2014.037

Krellenberg K., Hansjürgens B. (eds) Climate Adaptation Santiago. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Description: book focusing on urbanization and climate adaptation, especially natural hazards, energy and water

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39103-3_6

Barton, Jonathan Richard, Krellenberg, Kerstin, & Harris, Jordan Michael. (2014). Collaborative governance and the challenges of participatory climate change adaptation planning in Santiago de Chile. Climate and Development, 7(2), 175-184.

Description: case study outlining the collaborative governance approach used to develop Santiago’s adaptation plan

https://doi.org/10.1179/0308018814Z.00000000097

Barton, J.R. (2013). Climate change adaptive capacity in Santiago de Chile: Creating a governance regime for sustainability planning. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, 37(6), 1916–1933.

Description: explores the governance challenges of the water and energy sectors

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1468-2427.12033

Krellenberg, K., Müller, A., Schwarz, A., Höfer, R., & Welz, J. (2013). Flood and heat hazards in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile and the socio-economics of exposure. Applied Geography, 38, 86–95.

Description: explores connection between land-use change and climate changes such as flooding and heat waves

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apgeog.2012.11.017

Müller, A., Reiter, J., & Weiland, U. (2011). Assessment of urban vulnerability towards floods using an indicator-based approach – a case study for Santiago de Chile. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 11, 2107–2123.

Description: mixed method and multi-scale approach to develop a vulnerability map

https://nhess.copernicus.org/articles/11/2107/2011/

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