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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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 & 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.
- Sharing outcomes and experiences from Thailand and UK research collaboration to further understanding of the impacts of hydrometeorological hazards on the coast of ThailandOn 22 August 2022, members of the Thai Coast project team, led by Associate Professor Dr. Kanchana Nakhapakorn of Mahidol University, met Ambassador Pisanu Suvanajata at Sri Ayudhya Room, the Royal Thai Embassy, London, to introduce and update the progress of cooperation projects between Thailand and the UK on climate change issues through research collaboration. […]
- At the invitation of the Thai Government’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR), Associate Professor Dr Kanchana Nakhaphakorn and the Thai project team have delivered a skills-enhancement training workshop ‘Knowledge on Coastal Resources’. The workshop, held on 27th July 2022, was attended by Deputy Director-General Pornsri Suthanarak and staff from the Coastal Resources Conservation […]
- The Final Conference of the Thai Coast Project attracted 100 delegates from seven countries, with almost half of them (45%) working in Government Agencies in Thailand and Vietnam. The post The Final Conference of the Thai Coast Project appeared first on Thai-coast Project.