Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Brief: New Assessment Tools for Water Vulnerability

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Brief: New Assessment Tools for Water Vulnerability

October 3, 2016

Author:
Barton "Buzz" Thompson

Tools to identify regions that face a risk of water-related conflict or disruption are still rudimentary. More sophisticated models are needed to fully understand the regional and country by country risks of water vulnerability by taking into account factors such as infrastructure and governance.