Zhang, L.G.; Yi, K., and Zhang, D., 2020. The Classification of Environmental Crisis in the Perspective of Risk Communication: A Case Study of Coastal Risk in Mainland China. In: Guido Aldana, P.A. and Kantamaneni, K. (eds.), Advances in Water Resources, Coastal Management, and Marine Science Technology. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 104, pp. 88–93. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749-0208.
This study explores the classification of environmental crisis in order to improve the policy maker, public's environmental literacy, boost to the individuals' perception of complex scientific information on coastal crisis in the case of Chinese coastal problems. It investigates how to classify the environmental crisis on the dimension of crisis source, crisis form, crisis information diffusion, crisis assessment, crisis response. An ANP method was conducted to collect interviews data to evaluate the coastal crisis.