Lehigh University

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United States of America
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Researchers studied the impact of climate change on bridge safety employing a new approach combining climatology, hydrology, structural engineering, and risk assessment.
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Rising sea levels have worsened the destruction that routine tidal flooding causes in US coastal communities. Cultural anthropologists are working to identify flood-prone locations, key individuals, and intervention strategies that lead to community-based mitigation in vulnerable communities.
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Using probabilistic modeling and analysis, as well as advanced computer simulation, a research team at Lehigh University has developed the tools and techniques necessary to assess the effects of multi-hazards on infrastructure. Their latest research integrates the three most common failure modes for bridges exposed to flooding, hurricanes, tsunamis, and other extreme hydrologic events into a comprehensive risk assessment framework.
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Adaptation strategies to reduce hurricane threats to society need to be formulated, according to a new study. With a rising number of residential buildings in coastal areas compounded by the increasing risk of climate change impacts, the cost of damages along the coast are expected to continue to rise.
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Lehigh is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. Lehigh is a coeducational, nondenominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe.

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