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Geomorphological Hazards and Disaster Prevention by
Publication Date: 2010-03-04
Human activities have had a huge impact on the environment and landscape, through industrialisation and land-use change, leading to climate change, deforestation, desertification, land degradation, air and water pollution. These impacts are strongly linked to the occurrence of geomorphological hazards, such as floods, landslides, snow avalanches, soil erosion, and others.
Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies for Monitoring and Prediction of Disasters by
Publication Date: 2008-07-25
The discussed aspects comprise data access/delivery to the users, information extraction and analysis, management of data and its integration with other data sources (airborne and terrestrial imagery, GIS data, etc.), data standardization, organisational and legal aspects of sharing remote sensing information.
Natural Hazards and Disasters by
Publication Date: 2009-08-01
Topics covered include, Social GIS and disasters, spatial comparisons between disasters, spatial patterns in social and health vulnerability, post-disaster health, and neighborhood scale recovery. The book draws heavily from our ongoing experiences with Hurricane Katrina.
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