Climate Change Adaptation: Coastal and Water Sector
There were two projects in Tonga funded under the PASAP
- Implementation of the JNAP Activity 2.1. in relation to undertake LIDAR (light detection and ranging) survey to acquire a high resolution digital elevation model of topographic and bathymetric data. (Budget AUD4m)
- Coastal Inundation Modeling as Phase 2 of this assistance to be implemented with DCCEE, early 2013.(Budget: AUD$562,000)
The three major components of this program
- Coastal Zone Assessment
- Water Resources Assessment (underground and rainwater?)
- Socio-economic Assessment
Preliminary findings were presented to PASAP Technical Working Group (3 October 2012), Ha’apai Development Committee , Governor of Ha’apai and people of Lifuka (5 October 2012).
Final Report was presented in March 2013.