Multi-hazard assessment of climate-related hazards for European coastal cities

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SCORE project partners from UCC have published a paper in the Journal of Environmental Management. It is available in open access.  Abstract The assessment of risk posed by climate change in coastal cities encompasses multiple climate-related hazards. Sea-level rise, coastal flooding and coastal erosion are important hazards, but they are not the only ones. The…

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Assessing Changes in Exceptional Rainfall in Portugal Using ERA5-Land Reanalysis Data (1981/1982–2022/2023)

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SCORE project partners from IST-ID and ATU have published a paper in the Water journal. It is available in open access.  Abstract This research examines the intricate changes in the number of occurrences and cumulative rainfall of exceptional events in Portugal spanning 42 hydrological years (from 1981/1982 to 2022/2023). The study has two primary objectives:…

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Nature-based solutions on the coast in face of climate change: The case of Benidorm (Spain)

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SCORE project partners from the University of Alicante have published a paper in Urban Climate. It is available in open access.  Abstract The increase in anthropic activities and floods of coastal and river origin put the proper functioning of coastal cities at risk. Benidorm (Spain), an international tourist destination, is no exception to the effects of climate change.…

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Drought Characterization in Croatia Using E-OBS Gridded Data

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SCORE project partners from IST-ID have published a paper in the Water journal. It is available in open access.  Abstract Droughts are among the major natural hazards that are spreading to many parts of the world, with huge multi-dimensional impacts. An extensive analysis of drought phenomenon is presented for continental Croatia based on a meteorological…

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Extreme climate change hazards and impacts on European coastal cities: a review

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SCORE project partners from UCC have published a paper in the RSER Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews journal. It is available in open access.  Abstract The intensification of extreme events due climate change and sea-level rise are major challenges to be urgently addressed by Europe’s coastal cities. Coastal hazards have the potential to cause significant…

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A feasibility study on opportunistic rainfall measurement from satellite TV broadcasts

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SCORE project partners from UNIPI, MBI, CNR, LAMMA have published a paper in the URSI Radio Science Letters (RSL) journal. It is available in open access.  Abstract Rainfall precipitation maps are usually derived based on the measurements collected by classical weather devices, such as rain gauges and weather stations. This article aims to show the…

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Scientometric review of climate change extreme impacts on coastal cities

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SCORE project partners from UCC have published a paper in the Nature Climate Change journal. It is available in open access.  Abstract The generalised sea level and temperature rise, along with the increasing frequency and intensity of storms and temperature extremes, trigger a variety of climate-change-related impacts on coastal communities, such as coastal flooding and…

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Development and calibration of a low-cost, piezoelectric rainfall sensor through Machine Learning

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SCORE project partners from CNR-ISAC and Lamma have published a paper in the MDPI Sensors journal. It is available in open access.  Abstract In situ measurements of precipitation are typically obtained by tipping bucket or weighing rain gauges or by disdrometers using different measurement principles. One of the most critical aspects of their operational use…

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A New Approach towards a User-Driven Coastal Climate Service to Enhance Climate Resilience in European Cities

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SCORE project partners from CNR-ISAC, ATU, Lamma, UNIPI, ZRS, UCD and UCC have published a paper in the Sustainability journal. It is available in open access. Abstract Climate change resilience for urban coastal communities is a pressing matter considering hazards like sea-level rise, coastal flooding and erosion. Adapting to such changes and creating climate change…

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Challenges for planning climate resilience through the co-creation living lab approach in the Mediterranean coastal town of Piran

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SCORE project partner ZRS has published a paper in the Journal for Geography. It is available in open access. Abstract Climate change resilience for urban coastal communities is a pressing matter considering hazards like sea-level rise, coastal flooding and erosion. Adapting to such changes and creating climate change resilience should be an all-stakeholder process. This…

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