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Asimina Voskaki

Asimina Voskaki

My name is Asimina Voskaki and I am a PhD Researcher working on the analysis of the risk of climate hazards to the airport systems. I am a geologist with an MSc in environmental planning and an MRes in airport environmental strategy assessment and water management efficiency. I have worked as a consultant supporting local authorities in understanding the risks coming from natural hazards and adopting effective land use planning policies. I have supported environmental assessments, sustainable transport and climate change adaptation focused projects. My research interests include climate resilience, climate change adaptation, natural hazards, disaster risk reduction and risk perception.

Natural Hazards 101: The concept of risk

Natural Hazards 101: The concept of risk

  In the first episode of the series of posts called Natural Hazards 101, we focused on the definition of hazard and natural hazard considering the recent literature. In this episode, we wish to draw your attention to the concept of risk. Although a commonly used word the term risk might mean different things to different people. What does risk represent and what it means in the context of na ...[Read More]

Coping with ‘extremes’ – keep calm and fly…

Coping with ‘extremes’ – keep calm and fly…

When you read about climate extremes, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Probably not airport systems. However, you might have been affected at least once by delays, longer flights, or even flight cancellations due to low visibility, strong winds, convective activity which can lead to thunderstorms. Especially, if you reside in or have flown to or from the United Kingdom, the Netherl ...[Read More]