6938444_PizarroJessicaPhDThesis27July2018.pdf (4.29 MB)
CLIMATE IMPACTS, IMPLICATIONS AND ADAPTION OPTIONS FOR THE URANIUM SUPPLY CHAIN IN AUSTRALIA
thesisposted on 2018-08-06, 23:42 authored by JESSICA MARLENE PIZARRO LOZA
This study presents a multidisciplinary approach to analyse the vulnerability of the uranium supply chain in Australia. We employed methods from mining engineering, statistics, impact assessment (including communities), climate science (climate projections and vulnerability assessment), and business management (supply chain), to study the effects of climate change in the local uranium supply chain. It was found the effects have been severe (likely worse in the future) across mining sites as well as adjacent communities. It was established a bridge between traditional research and practical research providing valuable tools for decision-makers of the uranium mining industry regarding climate change adaptation.