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Martin Le Tissier


Name : Martin Le Tissier

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Role: Research Fellow

Academic Unit: MaREI / Future Earth Coasts

Coordinates the International Project Office of Future Earth Coasts with responsibility for the implementation of project activities and member of the MaREI Governance group. Strong focus on education and professional training with institutional development. He has practical experience to develop capacity building and institutional strategic responses to adaptation to climate change, coastal development and management, as well as developing and implementing participatory approaches to developing coastal resources and livelihoods.

Thematic Expertise

Coastal Management & Governance; Marine Spatial Planning, Climate Change Adaptation

Geographical Expertise

Middle East, South Asia, Asia, Caribbean

Relevant Projects

Future Earth Coasts


Le Tissier, M. & Hills, J.M. (2010) Practitioner training for building capacity in ICZM. Ocean and Coastal Management 53: 787-795.

Hills, J., Benson, N., Le Tissier, M., Lee, M. & Whyte, H (2010) The Certainty of Uncertainty: Developing Adaptation Strategies to Reduce Environmental, Social and Economic Impacts of Climate Change at the Coast. In Practice - bulletin of the Institute of Ecological and Environmental Management 69: 4-7.

Le Tissier, M.D.A., Roth, D., Bavinck, M.; Visser, L. (Ed.) (2011). Integrated coastal management: from post-graduate to professional coastal manager - A teaching manual. Eburon: Delft.

Ramesh, R., Chen, Z., Cummins, V, Day, J, Dennison, B., Forbes, D. L., Glaeser, B., Gla-ser, M., Glavovic, B., Kremer, H., Lange, M., Larsen, J. N., Le Tissier, M., Newton, A., Pelling, M., Purvaja, R. and Wolanski, E. (2016) ‘’Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone: Past, Present and Future’’, Anthropocene. Elsevier B.V., 12(2015), pp. 85-98. doi: 10.1016/j.ancene.2016.01.005.

Rutherford, V. E., Hills, J. M. and Le Tissier, M. D. A. (2016) Comparative analysis of adaptation strategies for coastal climate change in North West Europe, Marine Policy. Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2016.07.005.

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