Fire/Flood/Slide: The Other Impacts of Climate Change

Jan 18, 2019 4:29pm ‐ Jan 18, 2019 4:29pm


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Fires and landslides cost more lives and money each year than all other disasters combined. However, there are few resources dedicated to studying their impact on urban environments. This session delves into current thinking regarding these issues, discusses political/economic realities, and posits possible design solutions/ways forward.

  • Learn about Land Use policies affecting Development Patterns in Wildland Urban Interface Zones
  • Understand the effects of Climate Change on Debris Flows in relation to Fire / Flood Sequencing and Geological Processes
  • Learn about the Impacts of Building Codes and Vegetation Control Ordinances in High Fire Zones
  • Gain knowledge of Afforestation Strategies and their effectiveness in rehabilitating burn zones

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