Coastal Vulnerability, Resilience and Adaptation in Thailand

The goal of the Thai-coast project is to improve scientific understanding of the vulnerability of Thailand’s shoreline and coastal communities to hydro-meteorological hazards, including storms, floods and coastal erosion, under future climate change scenarios.


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Project summary

The project focuses on two study areas, Nakhon Si Thammarat province and Krabi province, selected on the basis of DMCR coastal erosion data and with contrasting natural and socio-economic characteristics.

Project research questions and study areas

The project seeks to answer a series of overarching research questions in relation to hydro-meteorological hazards’ impact and coastal community resilience.

Project work packages

There are six, distinct work packages for the Thai-coast project. Each package has its own specific aims and outputs.

The project team

The Thai-coast Project is led by Professor Cherith Moses from Lancashire’s Edge Hill University and Dr Kanchana Nakhapakorn from Bangkok’s Mahidol University.

Latest News

  • Highly successful 2nd Coastal International Workshop held with the Department of Geography and Geology, focused on the theme of Coastal Resilience and Adaptation. The post 2nd International Coastal Workshop appeared first on Thai-coast project.
  • International research event at Edge Hill University, welcoming academics from a variety of institutions in the UK and abroad. The post Newton Fund and GCRF Thai Coast Project Meetings at EHU appeared first on Thai-coast project.
  • Researchers, academics, and practitioners will meet to take part in activities to bring together a large group of international experts in coastal resilience to Edge Hill University. The post International event – Coastal Resilience and Adaptation appeared first on Thai-coast project.