José Simão Antunes Do Carmo

University of Coimbra

José Simão Antunes do Carmo completed his Master’s degree in Hydraulics and Water Resources in 1990 from the University of Lisbon and his PhD in Engineering Sciences in 1995 from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. He was director of several undergraduate and master courses in Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering in the period 1995–2010. He was a scientific advisor of 24 Master’s dissertations and two PhD theses in Hydraulics and Water Resources. He has been a member of the Ocean and Coastal Management Editorial Board since 2012. He has published two books, 63 papers in scientific journals, 14 book chapters, and more than 100 papers in international conferences. He has edited 10 books and a special issue of a scientific journal. His main areas of scientific research are hydrodynamics, morphodynamics, coastal management, river and coastal processes, climate change, natural hazards, risks, and vulnerabilities.

2books edited

3chapters authored

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This book addresses different aspects of natural hazards and vulnerabilities, with a focus on prevention and protection. It consists of nine chapters, five on flood events addressing vulnerabilities, risk assessments, impacts, sensitivity analyses, and mitigation measures, two on climate change and reconstruction of natural hazard events such as avalanches and rockslides, and two on tsunamis and volcanoes. All chapters provide relevant information and useful elements for readers interested and concerned about the lack of action or its ineffectiveness in containing the vulnerabilities and risks of possible natural hazards worldwide.

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