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Sensitivity Matrix

Overview

Purpose:
This workbook presents the Task 2.4 Sensitivity Matrix developed for Phase 2 of the U.S. Department of Transportation's Gulf Coast project. The matrix documents the sensitivity of transportation modes and sub-modes to four climate variables: waves and storm surge, wind, heavy precipitation, and heat events. The climate variables and associated impacts described are appropriate for the Gulf Coast Region; for a comprehensive matrix of sensitivity by mode and climate variable, additional research would be necessary.

Contact Information:
Rob Kafalenos
Robert.Kafalenos@dot.gov

Rob Hyman
Robert.Hyman@dot.gov

Date:
September 2012

Publication Number:
FHWA-HEP-12-054

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