Coastal vulnerability and climate change, best practice in coastal engineering

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft); South Africa Netherlands Research Programme on Alternatives in Development (SANPAD); University of Kwazulu Natal
Date:
05 Apr 2013
Location:
United States of America (Texas)
Venue:
UKZN Civil Engineering, G124 Centenary Building, Howard College Campus

1st session

  • An overview of climate change and coastal vulnerability - Prof H-J Verhagen
  • Data and its applications to risk/vulnerability assessments - Dr Stef Corbella

2nd session

  • Including risk and safety factors in design of coastal infrastructure (HJV)
  • Multivariate wave modelling and application to risk assessments (SC)

3rd session

  • Carbon footprint of coastal protection works - case study (HJV)
  • Review of coastal defense pratice in KZN and future outlook (SC)


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Event fee

Free

How to register

To RSVP, please email Ooma Chetty or call +27 031 260 3058

Registration will take place on the day of the event from 8:00-8:15


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Risk Identification & Assessment
Countries:
United States of America
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