WEATHER EXTREMES: Assessment of Impacts on Transport Systems and Hazards for European Regions (2010 - 2011)

Reference: Dr. Niklas Sieber
Customer: Fraunhofer Institut, Karlsruhe (ISI)
Competences: Planning
Division: Transport and Sustainability
Contact: Dr. Niklas Sieber


European Union research project on impacts of extreme weather events and hazards on the transport systems of European Regions. The contribution was on the vulnerability assessment for road transport, containing cost assessments of extreme weather events, such as infrastructure damage costs, user time cost, accident costs, costs for snow removal, etc. The relevance of various climate change scenarios for transport was researched as well.


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