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Too big to fail? The spatial vulnerability of the Chinese infrastructure system to flooding risks

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Analysis of vulnerability to climate-related hazards, such as flooding, typically starts with the distribution of people and economic assets in flood-prone locations. However, this approach provides limited information about the severity of disruption that may be caused in extreme and disastrous events, as it does not fully account for the economic and social dependence on vulnerable assets. Infrastructure assets are particularly significant in this regard because of the very high social and ...

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10.1061/9780784413609.072

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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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SSD
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SOGE
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
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American Society of Civil Engineers
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Vulnerability, Uncertainty, and Risk: Quantification, Mitigation, and Management - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Vulnerability and Risk Analysis and Management, ICVRAM 2014 and the 6th International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis, ISUMA 2014
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704-714
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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9780784413609
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pubs:531849
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uuid:632a3f93-f5f0-43cf-9eb5-fa52e7098c01
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531849
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2015-10-28

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