Urban Resilience, Climate Change and Adaptation. Coping with Heat Islands in the Dense Urban Area of Athens

Urban Resilience, Climate Change and Adaptation. Coping with Heat Islands in the Dense Urban Area of Athens


 


Othengrafen, Frank; Serraos, Konstantinos (Eds.): Urban Resilience, Climate Change and Adaptation. Coping with Heat Islands in the Dense Urban Area of Athens, Greece. Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018, 181 S.

Contents


Preface
Frank Othengrafen, Konstantinos Serraos

Part 1: Resilience, Climate Change and Adaptation

Introduction: Resilience, Climate Change and Adaptation
Lena Greinke, Meike Levin-Keitel, Frank Othengrafen

Lessons from local resilience planning in European cities: The case of the Smart Mature Resilience project
Vasileios Latinos, Jose Sarriegi

Presuming a nature in the context of resilience
Antonis Chazapis, Dimitris Loukos

Understanding Good and Bad Resilience: The Case of Greek Cities in the Economic Crisis Era
Kalliopi Sapountzaki

Aspects of resilience in the reconstruction of Kalamata (Greece) after the earthquake disaster of 1986
Miranda Dandulaki

Tackling Climate Change and Urban Resilience in the City of Athens
Eleni Myrivili, Anthi Christou


Part 2: Coping with heat islands in the dense urban area of Athens, Greece – Five concepts and integrated needs of action

Introduction: Coping with heat islands in the dense urban area of Athens, Greece – Five concepts and integrated needs of action
Lena Greinke, Meike Levin-Keitel, Frank Othengrafen

Green Networks Exarchia
Ole Badelt, Philipp Heuer, Mamali M., Kapiota A., Ntouni E.

Transforming Heat Islands into Neat Islands
Jonas Lamberg, Filip Snieg

Inclusive Green for Tackling the UHI-Effect in Athens
Amel Ben Sidhom, Hanna Jordan, Eleni Papaevangelou

The Victoria Square Neighbourhood: Enhancing Resilience by Social Networking
Christin Busch, Johanna Johncock, Shelagh-Katerina B., Antonis K.

Wind of Change Empowering a community to tackle
Charlotte Muhl, Ina Engelke


Recent Submissions

  • Muhl, Charlotte; Engelke, Ina (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    Athens is exposed to high heat stress that has negative effects on its residents. This paper presents an approach to tackle the problem by empowering the community and strengthening local solidarity. The area examined in ...
  • Sedhom, Amel Ben; Jordan, Hanna; Papaevangelou, Eleni (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    The city of Athens is characterised by urbanisation and migratory waves. In relation to the changing climate with an overall increasing temperature and a significantly higher amount of extreme events, the city is especially ...
  • Lamberg, Jonas; Snieg, Filip (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    The resilience of cities has become an important topic to be considered by authorities in planning (MYRIVILI 2017, oral). Nowadays, many cities need to face various problems caused by environment, such as earthquakes, heat ...
  • Busch, Christina; Johncock, Johanna; Boucoyannis, Shelagh-Katerina; Koulouthros, Antonis (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    Athens is climatically characterised by a Mediterranean climate with mild and rainy winters and warm summers. In the summer the average temperature is 35°C, with many days exceeding 40°C. Athens is often struck by heat ...
  • Badelt, Ole; Heuer, Philipp; Mamali, M.; Kapiota, A.; Ntouni, E. (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    The phenomenon of urban heat islands (UHI) in Athens is well documented (LIVADA, S ANTAMOURIS and ASSIMAKOPOULOS 2007; MIHALAKAKOU , S ANTAMOURIS , P APANIKOLAOU , CARTALIS and T SANGRASSOULIS 2004). Studies range from ...
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  • Preface 
    Othengrafen, Frank; Serraos, Konstantinos (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
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  • Latinos, Vasileios; Sarriegi, Jose (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    Urban resilience development at local level requires skills and methodologies that are often not at hand in city administrations. In order to enhance cities’ capacity to resist, absorb and recover from the effects of climate ...
  • Greinke, Lena; Levin-Keitel, Meike; Othengrafen, Frank (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
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  • Sapountzaki, Kalliopi (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
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  • Greinke, Lena; Levin-Keitel, Meike; Othengrafen, Frank (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
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  • Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung (Hannover : Leibniz Universität Hannover, Institut für Umweltplanung, 2018)
    [no abstract]