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Dr. Thomas H. Wakeman III
Dr. Jon Miller
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In the coastal zone, seaports and their intermodal connectors are key types of infrastructure that support the global supply chain, provide regional economic activity, local transportation system services, and community jobs. The protection of coastal communities and their ports has been taken for granted during a prolonged period of climate stability. Recently there are growing concerns that a new period of climate change and severe weather events is emerging. Communities and their waterfront facilities are vulnerable to disruptions. Enhancing coastal resilience has become an important response to these events.