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The spatial exposure of the Chinese infrastructure system to flooding and drought hazards

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Recent rapid urbanisation means that China has invested in an enormous amount of infrastructure, much of which is vulnerable to natural hazards. This paper investigates from a spatial perspective how the Chinese infrastructure system is exposed to flooding and drought hazards. Infrastructure exposure across three different sectors—energy, transport, and waste—is considered. With a database of 10,561 nodes and 2863 edges that make up the three infrastructure networks, we develop a methodology ...

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10.1007/s11069-015-2012-3

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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SOGE
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University of Oxford
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SOGE
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
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Author
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Journal:
Natural Hazards More from this journal
Volume:
80
Issue:
2
Pages:
1083–1118
Publication date:
2015-10-22
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EISSN:
1573-0840
ISSN:
0921-030X
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pubs:571489
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uuid:24bfb2f9-1102-4808-bc4c-b78ce5ab4ad1
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571489
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2015-10-28

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