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  • Research Forum 2019 - Impacts of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

  • Tuesday, 14th May 2019

The Hong Kong Observatory organized the Research Forum "Impacts of Super Typhoon Mangkhut" on 3 May 2019. Speakers from government departments, public utility companies and local universities were invited to share their observations and experience during the passage of Mangkhut and the latest research results on typhoon impacts. The forum provided a platform for participants to discuss research needs to cope with similar challenges in the future and to foster collaboration among stakeholders in different sectors for the betterment of the society. In addition to the discussion on Mangkhut, the speakers and participants also exchanged views on adaptation and resilience measures under climate change.

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Fig 1
Mr Shun Chi-ming, Director of the Hong Kong Observatory (2nd from the right, front row), and Assistant Directors pictured with the speakers.