Dynamic and Interactive Vulnerability Assessment (DIVA)


DIVA


The DIVA model is an integrated, global model of coastal systems that assesses biophysical and socio-economic consequences of sea-level rise and socio-economic development taking into account coastal erosion (both direct and indirect), coastal flooding (including rivers), wetland change and salinity intrusion into deltas and estuaries as well as adaptation in terms of raising dikes and nourishing beaches. The first version of the DIVA model was developed as part of the DIVA Tool in the EC-funded project DINAS-COAST (Dynamic and Interactive Assessment of National, Regional and Global Vulnerability of Coastal Zones to Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise).

For more information see the DIVA Model Hompage or contact Jochen Hinkel

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