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Cyclone Pam: the Pacific needs a climate insurance scheme

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McGee, JS and Phelan, L and Holbrook, NJ, Cyclone Pam: the Pacific needs a climate insurance scheme, The Conversation, The Conversation Media Group, Ltd., Australia, 18 March (2015) [Magazine Article]

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Abstract

Severe tropical Cyclone Pam, which devastated Vanuatu on Saturday, was one of the most intense tropical storms on record and is reported to have caused widespread damage to public infrastructure and housing, with sustained winds of around 250 kilometres an hour near the centre.

Item Details

Item Type:Magazine Article
Keywords:cyclone, climate change
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Physical Oceanography
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Climate and Climate Change
Objective Field:Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts)
UTAS Author:McGee, JS (Dr Jeffrey McGee)
UTAS Author:Holbrook, NJ (Professor Neil Holbrook)
ID Code:128060
Year Published:2015
Deposited By:Oceans and Cryosphere
Deposited On:2018-08-30
Last Modified:2018-08-30
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