- Reports and guidelines
In this section you can find reports and guidelines written for a non-academic audience, which are distinguished by synthesis of ideas from different sources and attention to practical needs of end users.Year: 2017
Short description:The document, written together with London Resilience, provides a synthetic overview of the cascading effects caused by wide area power failures. It defines the recurrent impacts and sources of escalation in a clear and concise way. It is written to support the training and the situational awareness of decision makers and emergency operators.
Authors:Pescaroli , G., Turner, S., Gould, T., Alexander, D.E., and Wicks, R.T.
Here is a list of the publications of the group on cascading and the link to them. All the articles are freely available through the UCL repository system but we highlighted those that are fully open access.
- Pescaroli, G., Kelman, I. (2016). How Critical Infrastructure orients international relief in cascading disasters. Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, in press, doi: 10.1111/1468-5973.12118. Paper Fully Open Access, link in the title.
- Alexander, D. (2016). How to write an emergency plan. Dunedin,Edinburgh.
- Nones, M., Pescaroli, G. (2016). Implications of cascading effects for the EU Floods Directive. International Journal of River Basin Management, 14 (2), 195. Open access toward repository systems.
- Pescaroli, G., Alexander, D. (2016). Critical infrastructure, panarchies and the vulnerability paths of cascading disasters. Natural Hazards, 82 (1), 175-192. Paper Fully Open Access, link in the title.
- Pescaroli, G., Alexander, D.E. (2015). A definition of cascading disasters and cascading effects: going beyond the "toppling dominos" metaphor. Planet@Risk, 3 (1), 58-67. Paper Fully Open Access,link in the title.