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Extreme weather and consequences

How vulnerable are we to natural disasters?

Jan Ketil Rød, Department of Geography 
social and physical vulnerability to natural disasters, maps, geographic information systems
Jan Ketil Rød

 

Floods destroy homes, roads and other infrastructure

Ånund Killilngtveit, Department of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering
floods, hydropower, waterways
Ånund Killilngtveit

Knut Alfredsen, Department of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering 
floods, hydropower, waterways
Knut Alfredsen

Sveinung Sægrov, Department of Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering
floods, drinking water, water supply, sewer
Sveinung Sægrov

Inge Hoff, Department of Civil and Transport Engieering
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ehabilitation and maintenance of roads, roadbuilding
Inge Hoff

 

Waters and strong winds causes landslides and avalanches. Can we build to resist natural hazards?

Steinar Nordal, Department of Civil and Transport Engineering
building construction in relation to earthquakes, landslides, mudslides, avalanches and landslips
Steinar Nordal

Lars Olav Grande, Department of Civil and Transport Engineering 
building construction in relation to landslides, mudslides, avalanches and landslips
Lars Olav Grande

Bjørn Nilsen, Department of Geology and Mineral Resources Engineering
landslides: tunnels, underground facilities, mountains
Bjørn Nilsen

Stig Geving, Department of Civil and Transport Engineering
building damages
Stig Geving

 

Risk and safety on land and sea

Jan Hovden, Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management 
security, societal security
Jan Hovden

Stein Haugen, Department of Production and Quality Engineering 
large accidents and serious consequences
Stein Haugen

Carl Martin Larsen, Department of Marine Technology
fatigue and collapse ships and marine structures, waves and stresses in ship structures, accidents and collisions at sea, oil spill recovery
Carl Martin Larsen

 

Telecommunications

Poul E. Heegaard, Department of Telematics
communication systems, wireless networks
Poul E. Heegaard

John Krogstie, Department of Computer and Information Science 
mobile systems, data systems
John Krogstie

 

How much does extreme weather cost?

Ragnar Torvik, Department of Economics
economics, borrow money, macroeconomics, international economics, economic policy
Ragnar Torvik

 

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