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Agent-Based Modeling of Flood Insurance Futures  

Linda Geaves

Online publication date:
Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Risk Assessment, Preparedness
Agent-based models have facilitated greater understanding of flood insurance futures, and will continue to advance this field as modeling technology develops further. As the pressures of ... More

Human Extinction from Natural Hazard Events  

Anders Sandberg

Online publication date:
Feb 2018
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Risk Assessment, Vulnerability
Like any other species, Homo sapiens can potentially go extinct. This risk is an existential risk: a threat to the entire future of the species (and possible descendants). While ... More

Physical Vulnerability in Earthquake Risk Assessment  

Abdelghani Meslem and Dominik H. Lang

Online publication date:
May 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Risk Assessment, Vulnerability, Earthquakes
In the fields of earthquake engineering and seismic risk reduction the term “physical vulnerability” defines the component that translates the relationship between seismic shaking ... More

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