Essays about: "coastal vulnerability"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 essays containing the words coastal vulnerability.

  1. 1. What is the future? It is not in our hands : Women's realities of living in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh in the context of environmental challenges

    University essay from Jönköping University/Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

    Author : Moa Kemi; Isabell Svensk; [2022]
    Keywords : Bangladesh; women; environmental challenges; vulnerability; exposure; adaptation; gender; climate change; Conception of Risk; Feminist Political Ecology;

    Abstract : Bangladesh is known as one of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world, especially the southwest coastal region. This area frequently experiences extreme weather such as cyclones, storms, waterlogging, droughts, and high levels of salinity. These events are projected to intensify further with climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. At the Heart of the Critical Vulnerability : Exploring Organizational and Technological Flexibility in Coastal Defense Anti-Ship Missile Warfare

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Jan-Erik Linell; [2022]
    Keywords : Anti-Ship Missile; Coastal Defense; Naval Tactics; Anti-Surface Warfare; Organizational Flexibility; Technological Flexibility; Redundancy; Versatility; Balance; Missile Salvo Model;

    Abstract : In coastal defense operations, anti-ship missile (ASM) attacks on amphibious assault high value targets (HVT) constitutes a window of opportunity with decisive potential. However, in war, the availability and performance of ASM-forces is uncertain and most likely less than ideal. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Untold Story of Baba Island : Sustainable Livelihood: The Revival of Fishing Community andEcology of Baba Island, Karachi

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Mahum Ahmad; [2022]
    Keywords : Ecology; Community Building; Urban Design; Architecture; Rising Sea Levels;

    Abstract : Once covered by dense mangrove forest, Baba Island was inclusive of a group of Islands protecting the Kolachi settlement from storms and invasion.  Kolachi Jo Goth (fisherman’s village) transformed into the present-day megacity of Karachi when the British conquered and established it as a harbour for trade. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban infrastructure inundation risk from permanent sea-level rise scenarios in London (UK), Bangkok (Thailand) and Mumbai (India): A comparative analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Shawn Pace; [2021]
    Keywords : Geography; GIS; Climate Change; Sea-Level Rise; Urban Infrastructure; DEM; London; Mumbai; Bangkok; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Due to anthropogenically created climate change, global cities are facing inundation by rising sea levels. This study aimed to fill knowledge gaps in understanding the exposure of urban infrastructure such as roads, railways, buildings and parks to sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios, and how this would affect local populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rolihlahla Village: Bottom-up process for the rehabilitation of human settlements in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Jean Pierre Araujo Linhares; [2020]
    Keywords : urban design; sustainability; human settlements; design; architecture; rehabilitation; South Africa; vulnerability; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Are our cities prepared for the growing and rapid urbanization expected for the coming years? How do the new social, economic and environmental challenges affect the urban context, specifically informal settlements? How can we rethink sustainable urban design in vulnerable areas? To tackle these questions, this study will have a closer look at Port Elizabeth, a coastal city in South Africa, to understand its relevance and challenges. By landing at a specific informal Project Summary settlement, this degree project will reflect on how collaboration is a crucial element for urban design and how it is essential when working with complex communities. READ MORE