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Analysis and Classification of Adaptation Tools for Transport Sector Adaptation Planning

  • Georgia Lykou
  • George Iakovakis
  • George Chronis
  • Dimitris GritzalisEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10707)

Abstract

Climate change is an upcoming and unavoidable challenge that all critical infrastructures including transport sector will have to face. Although transport sector and its network substructures are typically designed to withstand weather-related stressors, shifts in climate patterns will greatly increase potential risks. The area of climate adaptation planning is still relatively new, however a variety of processes and methodologies for assessing and reducing the vulnerability to climate change are currently being developed. These processes require and benefit from the use of geospatial analyses, software tools and web portals. In this research, we have focused on climate-related adaptation planning. We provide detailed classification of a set of tools that can facilitate adaptation assessment and risk planning. Our goal is to present a multi-faceted taxonomy and analysis of available Climate Change Adaptation tools which can support transport sector for risk management policies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Georgia Lykou
    • 1
  • George Iakovakis
    • 1
  • George Chronis
    • 1
  • Dimitris Gritzalis
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Information Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Lab (INFOSEC)Athens University of Economics and BusinessAthensGreece

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