GIS and mapping

GIS and mapping

Geographic information systems, hazard exposure mapping, vulnerability mapping, risk mapping.

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2021
This study aims to provide a tool based on geospatial information science (GIS) analyses to support decision-makers in identifying flood hazards in urban areas, in which data are not adequately available.
Journal of Flood Risk Management (Wiley)
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2021
This paper quantifies the magnitudes of mass-wasting caused by the Asia Summer Monsoon, extreme rainfall, and earthquakes in the Nepal Himalaya.
Nature Publishing Group
Ocean tide view of the flooded port road in the distance the cities of Saint Malo and Intramuros, France (2020)
Coastal communities face more frequent floods in which rain, rivers, and ocean storm surge combine forces. A reliable system that accurately predicts inundation from these events is urgently needed.
Eos - AGU
A municipal worker helps pedestrians cross flooded streets after heavy rains in Mumbai, India
The digital inventory will aid future data collection efforts, scientific research on floods, disaster risk reduction, loss and damage estimates and pave the way to develop financial products to tackle disaster risks.
Mongabay
As seas rise and storms strengthen, new modeling will help communities assess heightened flood risks.
North Carolina State University
A Jordanian farmer observes his vegetable garden
Faced with drought threat, the Government of Jordan is strengthening its drought resilience with the support of the USAID-funded IWMI-led MENADrought project, which helps deliver a comprehensive drought adaptation program for Jordan.
International Water Management Institute
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2021
This study aims to capture the information about resilience into a Community Intrinsic Resilience Index (CIRI), which embodies the resilience level of four critical sectors: transportation, energy, health and socio-economic.
Natural Hazards (Springer)
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2021
This study evaluated whether the Earth Observation (EO) domain can provide valuable information products that can significantly reduce the cost of mapping flood extent and improve the accuracy of mapping and monitoring systems.
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute