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

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kanchana Nakhapakorn, Director of Master of Science Program in Technology of Environmental Management, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University, explained the effects of coastal erosion in Thailand, and suggested ways to mitigate the problem (12:07 and 15:02), on “CNA Correspondent: Thailand's Ecological Efforts To Protect Coastlines From Over-Tourism”, live streamed […]
  • The final (4th) workshops under WP6 were conducted during January 24th-29th 2022 at Laem-Talumphuk Subdistrict and Koh-Phet Subdistrict, Nakhon Si Thammarat; and Klongprasong Subdistrict and Saladaan Subdistrict, Krabi. These subdistricts are the same sites where the 3rd workshops were done in 2021. The primary aim of the workshops has been to build community awareness on […]
  • June 29 2021 Our project annual meeting, for the second year running has been held as a virtual meeting. Although we are now well used to virtual meetings we miss the opportunity to meet in person – under pre-pandemic circumstances our meeting would have been hosted by the Thai team at Mahidol University and would […]