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The Use of Climate Information in Vulnerability Assessments

Introduction

This memorandum focuses on the use of climate information when performing a vulnerability assessment, a topic that was discussed at the Newark Pilot Peer Exchange Workshop on May 4-5, 2011. The memorandum describes several sources of climate information,[1] and provides some recommendations on how this information can be used by the pilots (or other transportation planners) as they consider their climate-related risks.

The memorandum is organized into three sections:

The memorandum also has an Appendix which outlines some of the methods being employed by pilots to estimate the impacts of sea-level rise.

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