Case study: Climate Change Adaptation, Greve

Description of the application

In the light of the severe floodings in Greve, Greve is now investing significantly in building capacities to cope with future flooding incidences. Climate adaptation strategies are being implemented through establishment of measures against flooding. Greve Municipality uses the latest methods in the analysis of floods. Historical data and computer models are used to analyze the cause of past floods and to find the most effective and economical solutions. Adaptation of the city to climate change is undertaken using a 'strategy model' developed by Greve Municipality. The model is used to help prioritize areas of the city to undergo adaptation.


Different types of measures are involved and implemented through the years.

Implementation cost

Estimated financial cost for the implementation of the measures, given as a cost range.

Flood management measures

Which flood management measures have been applied? Multiple measures may be specified.


Country in which the application (case study) is located. In case of a transboundary application multiple countries are specified.

Responsible authority level

Level of Responsible Authority.

Last modified: Sept. 12, 2016, 7:32 a.m.