Publications

Publications and Presentations 

Publications

  • Becker, A. (In press), “Maritime Transportation and Ports.” Encyclopedia of Natural Resources, publication expected December 2013.
  • Newell, D., Fu, E., Fischer, M., Schwegler, B., Becker, A. (Accepted), “Estimating Climate-Critical Resources: Global Cement Capacity.” Journal of Construction Innovation: Information, Process, and Management.
  • Ng, A.K.Y., Yang, Z., Cahoon, S., Chen, S., Becker, A., Fischer, M. (Submitted), “Analyzing risk posed by climate change on ports using a fuzzy approach.” International Association of Maritime Economists Conference, 3-5 July, 2013.
  •  Ng, A. K. Y., Becker, A., Fischer, M., Messner, S., Moran, L. (Submitted), "Climate Change, Seaport Adaptation Planning and Institutional Deficiency.” Submitted to the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
  • Becker, A., Acciaro, M., Asariotis, R., Cabrera, E., Crist, P., Esteban, M., Mather, A., Messner, S., Ng, A., Rahmstorf, S., Savonis, M., Song, Stenek, V., Velegrakis, A.F. (Submitted), “A note on climate change adaptation for seaports: A challenge for global ports, a challenge for global society.” Submitted to Journal of Climatic Change.

Conference Presentations

  • Becker, A., Fischer, M., Schwegler, B., Chase, N., Newell, D., Mosher, K. (2013). “The upper bound: Estimating resource requirements to adapt the world's seaports to climate change.” The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies/European Commission’s Joint Research Center, Scoping Workshop on Sea Ports and Climate Change, Brussels, Belgium, March 4-5. 
  • Becker, A. (2012), Hurricane consequences in the face of climate change: Adaptation planning on a sector scale.” Guest lecture for Prof. Rob Thompson’s “Coastal Hazards” course, Marine Affairs Dept., URI, Kingston, RI, November 13.
  • Becker, A. (2012), “Hurricane consequences in the face of climate change: Case studies of two seaport clusters, Providence (RI) and Gulfport (MS).” Marine Policy Symposium, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, November 14-15.
  • Becker, A. (2012), “Climate change and ports: Qualitative analysis of consequences, plans, and requirements.” United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) International Conference on Adaptation of Transport Networks to Climate Change, Alexandroupolis, Greece, June 25-16. (E)
  • Becker, A., Fischer, M., Schwegler, B. (2011), “Global resource estimates for adapting seaports to climate change: Connecting science, engineering, and policy.”  A UC Berkeley and Woods Institute sponsored workshop on Understanding Climate Change Effects on San Francisco Bay:  What can modeling offer? December 16.
  • Becker, A., Fischer M., Matson P., Newell D. (2011), “Adaptation strategies for seaports: Global implications and local perspectives.” United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: A Challenge for Global Ports, Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 30. 
  • Becker, A., Newell D. (2011), “Climate change adaptation for seaports: Engineering and policy for a sustainable future.” Arup, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 8.
  • UNCTAD's Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: A Challenge for Global Port Adaptation Strategies for Seaports: Global Implications and Local Perspectives. Geneva, Switzerland.Presentation Slides
  • 12th International Conference of Cities and Ports: Preparing Ports for Sea Level Rise. Buenos Aires, Argentina. Nov. 17, 2010. Presentation slides - Paper
  • Ports & the Environment Seminar 2010: Distributed Technological Tools for Global Sea Level Rise Response Planning. Long Beach, California. Oct. 4, 2010. Presentation slides
  • UNCTAD/UNECE: Workshop on Climate Change Impacts on International Trade. Geneva, Switzerland. Sept. 9, 2010 Presentation slides from Joint UNECE - UNCTAD Workshop, Sept. 2010
  • The Coastal Society: TCS 22: The Coastal Society's 22nd International Conference
  • Shifting Shorelines: Adapting to The Future. Wilmington, North Carolina. June 13-16, 2010
  • International Association of Ports and Harbors: Midterm Board Meeting. Savannah Georgia. June 7-9, 2010.
  • American Association of Port Authorities/GreenPorts America: Harbors, Navigation, and the Environment. Charleston, SC. May 4, 2010.
  • American Society of Civil Engineers: Ports 2010, Jacksonville, FL. April 25-28, 2010.
  • Becker, A., et al. 2010. Climate Change Impacts on Ports: A Global Survey (Preliminary Results). Video presentation from the Sea Level Rise 2010 Conference. Texas A&M: Sea Level Rise 2010 Conference. Corpus Christi, Texas. March 3, 2010.
  • NOAA: Coastal Zone 2009. Boston, MA. July 2009.
  •  Becker, A., Fischer, M., Schwegler, B., Chase, N., Newell, D., Mosher, K. (2013). “The upper bound: Estimating resource requirements to adapt the world's seaports to climate change.” The Institute for Prospective Technological Studies/European Commission’s Joint Research Center, Scoping Workshop on Sea Ports and Climate Change, Brussels, Belgium, March 4-5. (E)
  • Becker, A. (2012), Hurricane consequences in the face of climate change: Adaptation planning on a sector scale.” Guest lecture for Prof. Rob Thompson’s “Coastal Hazards” course, Marine Affairs Dept., URI, Kingston, RI, November 13.
  • Becker, A. (2012), “Hurricane consequences in the face of climate change: Case studies of two seaport clusters, Providence (RI) and Gulfport (MS).” Marine Policy Symposium, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, November 14-15.
  • Becker, A. (2012), “Climate change and ports: Qualitative analysis of consequences, plans, and requirements.” United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) International Conference on Adaptation of Transport Networks to Climate Change, Alexandroupolis, Greece, June 25-16. (E)
  • Becker, A., Fischer, M., Schwegler, B. (2011), “Global resource estimates for adapting seaports to climate change: Connecting science, engineering, and policy.”  A UC Berkeley and Woods Institute sponsored workshop on Understanding Climate Change Effects on San Francisco Bay:  What can modeling offer? December 16.