Category: Mathematics

How Can We Use Flood Prediction Modeling to Inform Future Housing Growth

How Can We Use Flood Prediction Modeling to Inform Future Housing Growth

How Can We Use Flood Prediction Modeling to Inform Future Housing Growth

06/10/21

“How can we use flood prediction modeling to inform future housing growth?”

Floods are going to impact towns and cities everywhere. Exacerbation due to climate change is going to cause people in hazard zones to retreat and find receiving communities. Urban planners are going to need to consider which areas are dangerous and safe to build in. One great tool to accomplish this will be flood prediction modeling, to determine how to shape our future cities. This is How Can We Use Flood Prediction Modeling to Inform Future Housing Growth.

Climate Rent Impact Analysis

Climate Rent Impact Analysis

Climate Rent Impact Analysis

05/03/21

“How can we analyze the impacts of climate change on rents?”

Climate change is going to make some areas more dangerous and reduce the amount of available land. The former are going to become less desirable and therefore costly to live in while the opposite will be true of the latter. Municipal officials will need to complete Climate Rent Impact Analysis to determine how to allocate resources effectively and equitably.

Wildfire-Hazard Population Analysis

Wildfire-Hazard Population Analysis

Wildfire-Hazard Population Analysis

04/29/21

“How can we conduct analysis on populations in wildfire hazard zones?”

Wildfire hazards can be greatly detrimental for the people living in them. However, some people may be more susceptible to more malevolent effects, such as disabled people being trapped inside their buildings. Because of this, Wildfire-Hazard Population Analysis needs to be completed to ensure proper distribution of resources.

Climate Migration Threshold Measurement

Climate Migration Threshold Measurement

Climate Migration Threshold Measurement

04/04/21

“How can we measure what thresholds to climate migration are significant?”

Climate migration thresholds are the basis for the entire study of the field. However, depending on the circumstances, some thresholds might be more or less significant than others. For example, a decline in a tourist economy from beach erosion might be more significant for the California Central Coast than housing damage from wildfires in the Sierra Mountains. By taking Climate Migration Threshold Measurement, we can quantify what to focus on and direct our resources towards there.

Why Learning Mathematics is Useful for Working in Climate Adaptation

Why Learning Mathematics is Useful for Working in Climate Adaptation

Why Learning Mathematics is Useful for Working in Climate Adaptation

03/27/21

“Why is learning mathematics useful for working in climate adaptation?”

Mathematics is one of the most useful subjects that one can learn. It allows one to understand how the universe is structured and how to organize data and material in a systematic manner. Given that climate adaptation is focused on created systematic action to deal with the changing climate, it would only be logical to take up learning the subject. This is Why Learning Mathematics is Useful for Working in Climate Adaptation.

Climate Adaptation Funding Gap Analysis

Climate Adaptation Funding Gap Analysis

Climate Adaptation Funding Gap Analysis

01/21/21

“How can we find gaps in climate adaptation funding?”

Climate adaptation funding is the driver behind resilience projects. However, some items get underfunded when they shouldn’t be. This is particularly common for projects that actually assist front-line communities. To solve this, we can use Climate Adaptation Funding Gap Analysis such as statistics to look for these problems.

Using Statistics to Distribute Climate Adaptation Funding

Using Statistics to Distribute Climate Adaptation Funding

Using Statistics to Distribute Climate Adaptation Funding

01/03/21

“How can we use statistics to distribute climate adaptation funding?”

Climate adaptation projects require funding tailored to the specific needs of each environment. For example, municipalities in Northern California may want to see if they will be more affected by sea-level rise or wildfires. Trying to guess how to distribute these funds can be difficult. To solve this, statistics could be used to see which events these municipalities will be most vulnerable to and how to proceed accordingly. Using Statistics to Distribute Climate Adaptation Funding. 

Earthquake Insurance for Buildings

Earthquake Insurance for Buildings

Earthquake Insurance for Buildings

12/26/20

“How can earthquake insurance be used to protect building finance?”

Buildings are some of the most important parts of human infrastructure and livelihoods. They house our family, protect us from the elements, and give us a warm snuggly place to stay. However, in some parts of the world, particularly those close to fault zones, earthquakes may arise and cause serious infrastructure damage. This can decimate entire buildings and the livelihoods of the people inside them. This can all be financially protected through Earthquake Insurance for Buildings, in which financial backing can provide compensation in case of asset loss. Earthquake insurance is a must-have for places such as Coastal California, Greece, and Japan where such events occur often.

Climate Impact Depreciation Quantification

Climate Impact Depreciation Quantification

Climate Impact Depreciation Quantification

11/24/20

“How can we quantify how climate impacts will affect asset depreciation?”

Aging naturally chips away at asset values. However, climate change is going to disrupt this to a whole new level. As weather and earth conditions become more chaotic, more damages are expected to be withstood, shortening the expected life and value of assets affected. By using Climate Impact Depreciation Quantification, we can analytically find how these force can shorten an asset’s life.