Miguel Toquica

Internship Project 


The World Bank (USA)


West Subsaharan Africa Coastal Exposure

Main Research Topics

  • Identifying the points of high exposure and vulnerability to flooding and other climate change hazards such as coastal erosion, loss of lands and assets, groundwater salinization, etc, along the coastal lines of Sub-Saharan west Africa
  • Using of Satellite images, field collected data and GIS tools to better assess vulnerabilities and simulate natural hazards along the coast line
  • In-depth analysis of natural risks and climate change on a pilot site (Togo coast line)