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Vulnerability, risk and adaptation: A conceptual framework

Vulnerability, risk and adaptation: A conceptual framework,Nick Brooks

Vulnerability, risk and adaptation: A conceptual framework   (Citations: 115)
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    • ...A community's adaptive capacity—its ability to effectively prepare for and respond to climate change impacts—is generally inversely proportional to its vulnerability to the negative impacts of climate change (Brooks, 2003; Smit & Wandel, 2006)...

    Ian M. Pickettset al. Community Adaptation to Climate Change: Environmental Planners' Knowle...

    • ...Indeed, in referring to previous work (Brooks, 2003, Kelly & Adger, 2000; Adger, 1996), Belliveau et al...

    Abel Duarte Alonsoet al. Climate Change in the Wine Sector of an Ultra Peripheral European Regi...

    • ...The determinants of vulnerability and risk are essentially the same—both are ultimately interested in the outcomes of physical hazards that threaten human systems (Brooks 2003)...

    Christopher M. Raymondet al. Assessing spatial associations between perceptions of landscape value ...

    • ...Kasperson et al. 1995; McCarthy et al. 2001; Folke et al. 2002; Brooks 2003; Adger 2006; Turner et al. 2003a, b). ‘Adaptive capacity’ is seen as a central element of ‘resilience’ and tends to be used interchangeably (Carpenter et al. 2001; Berkes and Jolly 2001; Adger 2006; Folke 2006; Smit and Wandel 2006; see also Mueller-Mahn 2005: 75)...
    • ...Furthermore, ‘adaptive capacity’ is used interchangeably with ‘coping capacity’ (Smit et al. 2000; Brooks 2003; Ford and Smit 2004; Adger 2006; Gallopin 2006; Smit and Wandel 2006)...
    • ...Folke et al. 2002; Holling and Gunderson 2002; Brooks 2003; Adger 2006; Kasperson et al. 2005; Smit and Wandel 2006; IPCC 2007a, b; Turner et al. 2003a, b; Birkmann 2006 Vulnerability: exposure (external) and capacity to cope (internal) Chambers and Conway 1992 Vulnerability: degree to which a system is susceptible to injury or damage Burton et al. 1978, 1993; White et al. 2001...
    • ...Smit 1997; Smit et al. 2000; Brooks 2003; Klein et al. 2003; Smit and Wandel 2006; IPCC 2001; Risby et al. 1999; Janssen and Ostrom 2006 Capability including coping and adapting is key Chambers and Conway 1992 referring to the works of A. Sen; Anderson and Woodrow 1989, 1998 Adaptation/ adjustment is key Kates 1970 ; Burton et al. 1978, 1993; Heathcote 1985; Kates 1985; White et al. 2001...
    • ...McCarthy et al. 2001; Brooks 2003; Turner et al. 2003a, b; Adger 2006; Smit and Wandel 2006; IPCC 2007a, b). However, when approaching vulnerability tied to the concept of risk, this interpretation is problematic...
    • ...Currently, there is no standardised procedure for measuring vulnerability (qualitatively or quantitatively) (Birkmann and Wisner 2006; Villagran 2006; Gall 2007), as already observed by Bohle et al. (1994) almost 20 years ago...

    Gabi Hufschmidt. A comparative analysis of several vulnerability concepts

    • ...This conceptualization is consistent with other descriptions of vulnerability in the climate change adaptation literature (Brooks 2003; Turner et al. 2003; McLeman and Smit 2005; Schro ¨ter et al. 2005; Adger 2006; Belliveau et al. 2006; Fussel and Klein 2006; Keskitalo 2008)...

    Tristan Pearceet al. Advancing adaptation planning for climate change in the Inuvialuit Set...

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