Climate change and natural hazards:
the geography of community resilience in Norway
This project is set to investigate how community resilience manifests itself in communities in Norway in relation to climate change related natural hazards. It is a fact that climate change affects countries, regions and communities differently. Norway as a nation, may cope with climate change reasonably well because the country scores high on so-called key resilience-resources: economic development, social capital, community competence and information and communication. Research shows, however, that vulnerability to climate related hazards may vary considerably between regions and municipalities in Norway. Read more about the projects
The Nordic Centre of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security (NORDRESS) had its kick-off meeting January 28-30 2015. A multidisciplinary team of more than 50 researchers and practitioners from Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Norway were gathered at the Nordic House in Reykjavik […]
Geograf Silje Aurora Andresen vil vita kva som påverkar små lokalsamfunn si evne til å førebu seg på, handtera og koma seg etter ekstremhendingar.
Ho trur nemleg ikkje på dei som hevdar at større kommunar står betre rusta til å takla framtidige […]
Climres researchers in the Nordic Centre of Excellence on Resilience and Societal Security, NORDRESS
Climres researchers Haakon Lein, Gunhild Setten, Jan Rød and Silje Aurora Andresen will contribute to the understanding and enactment of community resilience […]