SCORE Climate Adaptation training school – Second edition

The SCORE project is launching the second edition of its SCORE Climate Adaptation training school. Several activities will take place online and in all our Coastal City Living Labs.


Activities in our Coastal City Living Labs (Agendas / Contacts)

Vilanova i la Geltrú (SpanishCatalan) | Oarsoaldea (Spanish & Basque) | Benidorm | Piran | Samsun (Turkish) | Gdańsk Oeiras (Portuguese) | Massa (Italian)

Online lecture on Community-based coastal monitoring

20 March 2024, 11:00 – 12:30 (CET)

This online lecture will involve experts in approaches to climate adaptation, discussing nature-based solutions, ecosystem-based adaptation, citizen science, and smart cities:

  • 11:00 – 11:10 (CET) – Introduction to the SCORE project | Iulia Anton (ATU)
  • 11:10 – 11:30 (CET) – Citizen science activities and Ecosystem-based approaches | Saul Crawley (UCD)
  • 11:30 – 12:30 (CET)Parallel talks by SCORE experts in English, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovenian, Spanish, and Turkish Attendees will be able to select their session based on location and language. See agendas or contacts above for further information about each talks.
    • English: Coastal Tech Showcase: Smart Sensors in Ireland | Tasneem Ahmed, Khurram Riaz (ATU)
    • Italian: Citizen Science activities in Massa CCLL within the SCORE project: enhancing the monitoring network of watercourses and of coastal erosion | Filippo Giannetti (University of Pisa)
    • Polish: DIY sensors for city residents monitoring weather and water levels: The example of Gdańsk and selected SCORE living labs | Jacek Barańczuk and Katarzyna Barańczuk (University of Gdańsk)
    • Portuguese: The Green, the Blue, and the Grey: Synergies in Nature-Based Solutions and the Role of Citizen Science | Professor Ana Galvão (Instituto Superior Técnico)
    • Slovenian: Citizen science, smart sensors and good practices of ecosystem-based approaches | Erik Kralj (Mediterranean Institute for Environmental Studies) and Romana Kačič (Abakkum Piran)
    • Spanish: Adaptation to Climate Change and Citizen Science in Coastal Cities (Benidorm, Vilanova i la Geltrú, Oarsoaldea county | Ignacio Toledo Sepulcre (University of Alicante), Mar Riera Spiegelhalder (ENT), Xabier Sesma Korta (Oarsoaldea county Development Agency)
    • Turkish: Introduction to citizen science activities and their roles for ecosystem-based approaches | Nazire Göksu Soydan Oksa (Mersin University), Neslihan Beden and Sema Arıman (Samsun University)

Online Minecraft Youth Engagement

Launch event on 21 March 2024, 12:00 – 17:00 (CET) & Throughout the whole week (21-28 March – All day)

Join the SCORE online Minecraft Workshop to design environmentally friendly ways to protect our homes and improve coastal cities for the future! Players will be tasked with working together to address the threats facing a coastal city using Ecosystem-based Approaches. Ages 12+ but suitable for young and old alike! Minecraft instructions will be available in English, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovenian, Spanish, Basque, and Turkish.

Please note that parents or legal guardians should fill in the form on behalf of their children.


Local activities in our Coastal City Living Labs

March-April 2024

Several local-level citizen engagement activities will be organised in the 10 SCORE Coastal City Living Labs (CCLL) as in-person, online, or hybrid events. The format and content will be decided by each CCLL depending on priorities and capacity. Some examples: DIY Sensor Workshop, Pilot SCORE Geodesign game, Geo-survey Mapathon, Local walks/guided tours, public debates, awareness-raising events, exhibitions, social club activities, etc. To know more about the activities in our CCLLs, see the local agendas and contacts below:

We are looking forward to your participation!