Talk:Chances and risks
Review by François Hissel
The article is written in good English and its topic is perfectly relevant to the Coastal Wiki. Risk is indeed usually seen as a major issue for coastal management because of the increased level of risk on those regions (storm surge, high winds, erosion). This article focusses on the terminology used in this context and tries to explain the difference between chance (or hazard) and risk. This is done in a very concise and illustrative way, with a good example to explain it.
The content is correct and up to date from a technical point of view. There are a number of good references at the end. It has adequate length and is easy to read for a wide public.
Although informative enough at this stage, the article could be improved in some ways:
- add some references to pages describing coastal risks for a general introduction of the article
- add some references about concrete examples of risk assessment where the distinction between hazard and risk is clearly made
- put the article in relevant categories