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A framework for vulnerability analysis in sustainability science
A vulnerability framework for the assessment of coupled human–environment systems is presented and it is shown that vulnerability is registered not by exposure to hazards alone but also resides in the sensitivity and resilience of the system experiencing such hazards. Expand
The Social Amplification of Risk: A Conceptual Framework
One of the most perplexing problems in risk analysis is why some relatively minor risks or risk events, as assessed by technical experts, often elicit strong public concerns and result in substantialExpand
Sustainability Science
This paper presents a meta-analyses of the chiral stationary phase of the LaSalle-Seiden–Seiden virus, which has implications for the design of vaccines and their application in the treatment of infectious disease. Expand
Assessing the Vulnerability of Coastal Communities to Extreme Storms: The Case of Revere, MA., USA
Climate change may affect the frequency, intensity, and geographic distribution of severe coastal storms. Concurrent sea-level rise would raise the baseline of flooding during such events. Meanwhile,Expand
Linking vulnerability, adaptation, and resilience science to practice: Pathways, players, and partnerships
Vulnerability, adaptation and resilience are concepts that are finding increasing currency in several fields of research as well as in various policy and practitioner communities engaged in globalExpand
Illustrating the coupled human–environment system for vulnerability analysis: Three case studies
  • B. Turner, P. Matson, +15 authors N. Tyler
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 18 June 2003
The usefulness of the vulnerability framework is illustrated through three case studies: the tropical southern Yucatán, the arid Yaqui Valley of northwest Mexico, and the pan-Arctic. Expand
The Social Amplification of Risk
Introduction Nick Pidgeon, Roger E. Kasperson and Paul Slovic Part I. Conceptual Foundations: 1. The social amplification of risk: assessing fifteen years of research and theory Jeanne X. Kasperson,Expand
The Social Amplification of Risk: Contents
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