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Review on Seaport and Airport Adaptation to Climate Change: A Case on Sea Level Rise and Flooding

Poo, MC-P, Yang, Z, Dimitriu, D and Qu, Z (2018) Review on Seaport and Airport Adaptation to Climate Change: A Case on Sea Level Rise and Flooding. Marine Technology Society Journal, 52 (2). pp. 23-33. ISSN 0025-3324

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Abstract

Seaports and airports are the critical nodes of international supply chains and thus stand on the edge of social and economic disasters. They are often affected by extreme and rough weather. Comparing all climate threats, sea level rise (SLR) and storming and flooding currently present, according to the relevant literature, the most severe impact in ports and airports. This paper aims to provide a comprehensive review of seaport and airport adaptation to climate change with a focus on SLR and flooding. We have summarized all related research papers and divided them into different types and described the trend of studies. After that, the study involves a comparison to analyze the synergy between previous studies in seaports and airports and provides insights for further studies to emphasize the needs and opportunities for the collaborative work that can complement the adaptation planning of and ensure the resilience of seaports and airports.

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Additional Information: This is the author accepted manuscript of the following article: Poo, Mark Ching-Pong; Yang, Zaili; Dimitriu, Delia; Qu, Zhuohua: Marine Technology Society Journal, Volume 52, Number 2, March/April 2018, pp. 23-33(11): Marine Technology Society: https://doi.org/10.4031/MTSJ.52.2.4
Uncontrolled Keywords: 0405 Oceanography, 0911 Maritime Engineering
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GC Oceanography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Divisions: Liverpool Business School
Maritime and Mechanical Engineering
Publisher: Marine Technology Society
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Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2019 07:39
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2019 07:44
DOI or Identification number: 10.4031/MTSJ.52.2.4
URI: http://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10400

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