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Canul, R., Mendoza, E., & Silva, R. (2020). A PROBABILISTIC APPROACH TO A COASTAL VULNERABILITY INDEX: A TOOL FOR COASTAL MANAGERS. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, (36v), papers.37. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.papers.37


Vulnerability assessment is invaluable information for coastal managers to develop better coastal development plans. Two approaches to do so are presented here: one evaluates vulnerability from a deterministic view applying the analytical hierarchy process (AHP); the second uses a probabilistic approach based on the Latin Hypercube and Monte Carlo modeling, therefore it considers the probability distribution functions of the variables under analysis. The results show that a probabilistic approach is more suitable for the assessment of coastal vulnerability.

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