AbstractCoastal regions are exposed to both chronic and punctuated hazards, such as sea level rise and hurricane events, that can jeopardize entire coastal communities. Therefore, to effectively assess the risk and resilience of coastal communities subjected to multi-hazard environments, evaluation of the capacity of individual structures and infrastructure systems to withstand the different time-varying demands imposed in coastal settings is of paramount importance. This study proposes a comprehensive probabilistic framework for the design, risk and resilience assessment of coastal structures. The methodology also provides useful tools to inform decision-making, facilitate recovery efforts and improve resource allocation.
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