Date of Award

Spring 5-5-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)



First Advisor

Peter Marcotullio

Second Advisor

Jochen Albrecht

Academic Program Adviser

Sean Ahearn


This paper provides an approach to quantifying coastal and pluvial flooding for New York City using the exposure-sensitivity-adaptive capacity theoretical framework. Vulnerabilities for different flood scenarios are calculated and discussed in order to show nuance in the flooding that could be experienced in NYC.



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