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A temporal and spatial analysis of China’s infrastructure and economic vulnerability to climate change impacts

Abstract:

A warmer climate is expected to increase the risks of natural disasters globally. China is one of the hotspots of climate impacts since its infrastructures and industries are often hard hit. Yet little is known about the nature and the extent to which they are affected. This thesis builds novel system-of-systems risk assessment methodologies and data for China, representing infrastructures (energy, transport, waste, water and digital communications) as interdependent networks that support ...

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Grant:
Wai Seng Senior Research Scholarship
Funding agency for:
Xi Hu
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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