Climate Change Vulnerability of US Military Installations

Authors: Taylor Perez*, Boston University, Christopher Gaulin, Boston University, James G. Baldwin, Boston University
Topics: Hazards, Risks, and Disasters, Human-Environment Geography, Geographic Information Science and Systems
Keywords: climate change, vulnerability, military
Session Type: Poster
Day: 4/4/2019
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:40 AM
Room: Lincoln 2, Marriott, Exhibition Level
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A clear understanding of U.S. military installations' vulnerability to climate change is necessary to adequately prepare and plan future adaptation strategies. Here, I combine national climate data and spatiotemporal data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Department of Defense (DOD), and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to examine potential climate change-induced stressors on domestic military installations.

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