David Rissik

Deputy Director/General Manager

Deputy Director of Australia's National Adaptation Research Facility (NCCARF).

Interested in practical aspects of adaptation - using research to support decision making including how to integrate complex research and present it in ways that are useful to end users..  An coastal ecologist by background with a research interest of social-ecological systems.

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Australian small businesses adapting to climate change

The results of a year-long research study examining the underlying factors and processes shaping the adaptive capacity of Australian Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to climate change...

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Identifying low risk climate change adaptation in catchment management while avoiding unintended consequences

Abstract

Inherent in every adaptation measure are risks, costs and benefits. A challenge for decision-makers is how to choose adaptations that reduce risks from climate change impacts and...

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Urban food security, urban resilience and climate change

Abstract

Food security is increasingly recognised as a problem in developed countries like Australia as well as in developing countries of the global south, and as a problem facing cities...

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Exploring the adaptive capacity of emergency management using agent based modelling

Abstract

Climate change is an area full of uncertainties, and yet sectors such as Emergency Management and many others need to develop plans and policy responses regarding adaptation to...

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