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

  • Ambiental’s specialist modelling experts are working with climate scientists and geomorphologists in WP1 and 2 to develop present day and future flood models for the project study sites. The post Ambiental’s approach to flood risk modelling appeared first on Thai-coast project.
  • Dr Chalermpol Chamchan, leader of WP6, leads the 2nd set of Workshops at the project’s two study sites: Nakhon Si Thammarat Province and Krabi Province. The workshops, organized under WP6, have disseminated and validated preliminary results from work packages 1 to 4 with stakeholders at provincial level in Nakhon Si Thammarat and Krabi. The post […]
  • The project team has held its second virtual meeting to review project progress and to plan forthcoming activities. The post Second virtual meeting held appeared first on Thai-coast project.