HOW VULNERABLE ARE OUR TRANSPORT, ENERGY AND TELECOMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURES?
RAIN contributes to minimising the impact of extreme weather events on transport, energy and telecommunication networks. The project will develop early warning systems, decision support tools and engineering solutions to ensure rapid reinstatement of the network. This will improve reliability of critical infrastructures and reduce disruption for citizens.
On June 16th & 17th 2016, Dr. Alan O’Connor participated in an joint EU-USA transportation resilience symposium dedicated to Adaptation to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events. The event which was held in Brussels was… Read More
Railways and public transport systems are particularly vulnerable to thunderstorms. But early warning remains a challenge, which makes it hard for operators to take adequate measures With summertime and heat waves approaching, thunderstorms are becoming… Read More
On the 9th of June 2016, Dr. Alan O’Connor, presented a keynote lecture on the RAIN project at the OCEANEXT Conference in Nantes, France. The title of his presentation was “Risk Analysis of Infrastructure Networks… Read More
- 11-16 September 2016
- 7 – 11 November 2016
- 23–28 April 2017