Pacific Adaptation and Strategy Assistance Program

Project Documents

Deatiled study of the coasatl areas of Lifuka Ha’apai – with a focus on the development of an adapation strategy for this location.

High resolution coastal elevation data was captured using LiDAR technology in Tonga, to contribute to coastal modelling and risk assessments.

COMPLETED December 31st of 2014

Project Summary
SectorCoastal zone management
ObjectivesAssess the degree of inundation & physical capacity of Ha'apai to changes in climate
FocusAssessing vulnerability and adaptation to sea-level rise, Lifuka Island, Ha'apai, Tonga
Location of siteLifuka Ha'apai
Start Date2012
End Date2013
Total FundingAUD$777,860
Project CoordinatorFuka Kitekei'aho

Pilot Site