Conceptualizing and Measuring Resilience: A Key to Disaster Loss Reduction

A multidisciplinary research project has examined ways to improve resilience, which can be measured by the functionality of an infrastructure system after a disaster and also by the time it takes for a system to return to previous levels of performance. In this article two project leaders present the components and dimensions of resilience and the implications for disaster response strategies.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: pp 14-15, 17
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 250
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
  • Publication flags:

    Open Access (libre)

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01054255
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 23 2007 2:48PM