Vulnerability and adaptation assessment will increase in importance if climate changes and variability strengthens as predicted. The assessment requires a multi-criteria approach as the consequences of any adaptation alternatives are intangible and valued differently among stakeholders. Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA) provides an analytic framework for making preference statements and valuations that reveal the ‘best’ compromise or consensus decision for adaptation.
|Title of host publication||Scientific activities in Safety & Security 2009|
|Place of Publication||Espoo|
|Publisher||VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
|MoE publication type||D2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material|
Molarius, R., Porthin, M., & Rosqvist, T. (2009). Assessment of vulnerability and adaptation to climate change based on multi-criteria decision analysis. In V. Rouhiainen (Ed.), Scientific activities in Safety & Security 2009 (pp. 72-73). VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. http://www.vtt.fi/inf/julkaisut/muut/2009/SafetySecurityReview09.pdf