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Description

This reader is an Open Educational Resource, meant to accompany a graduate or higher-level undergraduate university course in climate change resilience, adaptation, and/or planning. While the material is geared toward students in urban and regional planning, it may also be of interest to students of urban studies, public health, geography, political science, sociology, risk management, and others.

Each section of this volume includes (1) an introductory summary, (2) a reading list with full text articles, (3) student exercises meant to enhance understanding and facilitate in-class discussion, and (4) additional discussion prompts or activities for instructors to use in class. The format of materials is intended to convey key concepts, while leaving ample space for student exploration, discourse, and creativity. Lessons may culminate in an applied, imaginative final project, a sample framework of which is provided at the end of Section VI.

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DOI

10.15760/pdxopen-24

Publication Date

2-2020

Publisher

Portland State University Library

Subjects

Urban climatology -- Social aspects, Urban climatology

Rights

Copyright © 2020 Dana Hellman and Vivek Shandas

Creative Commons License
This open educational resource is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Notes

Publication of this OER reader was made possible by Portland State University Library PDXOpen Publishing Initiative Grant program.

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/31052

Community Resilience to Climate Change: Theory, Research and Practice

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