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    Multi-hazard dependencies can increase or decrease risk

    Hillier, John K. and Matthews, Tom and Wilby, Robert L. and Murphy, Conor (2020) Multi-hazard dependencies can increase or decrease risk. Nature Climate Change, 10 (7). pp. 595-598. ISSN 1758-678X

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    In risk analysis, it is recognized that hazards can often combine to worsen their joint impact, but impact data for a rail network show that hazards can also tend to be mutually exclusive at seasonal timescales. Ignoring this overestimates worst-case risk, so we therefore champion a broader view of risk from compound hazards

    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: Cite as: Hillier, J.K., Matthews, T., Wilby, R.L. et al. Multi-hazard dependencies can increase or decrease risk. Nat. Clim. Chang. 10, 595–598 (2020).
    Keywords: risk analysis; climate change; climatological timescales;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Geography
    Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Institutes > Irish Climate Analysis and Research Units, ICARUS
    Item ID: 15862
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    Depositing User: Conor Murphy
    Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2022 11:03
    Journal or Publication Title: Nature Climate Change
    Publisher: NATURE RESEARCH
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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