By Adolf K. Y. Ng, Austin Becker, Stephen Cahoon, Shu-Ling Chen, Paul Earl, Zaili Yang
As key hyperlinks in transportation and provide chains, the influence of weather switch on seaports has vast implications for the advance clients of the worldwide economic system. besides the fact that, the image is particularly doubtful as the affects of weather switch can be felt very otherwise around the globe, either absolutely and negatively. This e-book addresses the necessity for caliber theoretical research, hugely cutting edge evaluation methodologies, and insightful empirical worldwide stories in an effort to establish the easiest overseas practices, making plans and applicable regulations to successfully adapt to, enhance resilience, and certainly take advantage of, the affects posed by means of weather switch on transportation and provide chains.
This publication contains of theories, methodologies and case stories from 5 continents (Asia, Europe, Latin the United States, North the United States, and Oceania) addressing weather switch and the variation making plans of ports and transportation infrastructures. With respected participants from educational, policymaking sectors, it seriously analyses the hot makes an attempt via ports in setting up edition plans and methods to be able to increase ports and different transportation infrastructures’ resilience to the weather swap dangers.
This is the 1st ebook of its type to target weather switch variation for ports. It bargains precious and entire suggestions to senior policymakers, commercial practitioners and researchers who're wanting to comprehend the dynamics among weather switch, edition making plans of ports and transportation infrastructures.
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We believe that this book has achieved three major objectives. First, obviously, it greatly enhances our understanding of ports adapting to climate change risks. As illustrated by the forthcoming chapters, the contributors analyse ports in the context of transportation and supply chains, both theoretically and through empirical evidence. Second, it discusses, elaborates, and in some cases, provides, international/regional best practices aiming to successfully establish long-term resilience and adaptation to climate change risks.