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New method for selecting right climate adaptation measures

Climate change implies that today’s transport systems need to be adapted to changing conditions. In a new project, researchers from VTI will develop a new prioritisation method for selecting measures to reduce the risk of climate-related damage to roads and railways. We can already see how...

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Measures for infrastructure climate adaptation requires prioritisation

The effect of climate change will result in more extreme weather events causing for example increased risk of floods, and landslides, which will result in great costs to society. Therefore, society needs to prepare for the consequences brought on by climate change, an effort that requires...

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Improving Infrastructure to Withstand Natural Hazards – a Major R&D Project for a Safer Society

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Natural hazards – infrastructure for floods and slides (NIFS) is a multi-disciplinary project based on Report no. 15 to the Storting15 (2011-2012) entitled How to live with the risks –about floods and slides, and the subsequent parliamentary debate. The Norwegian National Rail...

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