Call for papers: Emerging technologies and innovations in disaster risk reduction

Source(s): Progress in Disaster Science (Elsevier)
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Emerging technologies play a crucial role in enhancing disaster risk reduction (DRR). This special issue will focus on (not exclusive though): 1) Early Warning Systems (IoT Sensors and Big Data, : Internet of Things (IoT), Machine Learning and AI), 2) Remote Sensing and Earth Observation (Satellite Technology, Drones and its application); 3) Communication and Information Management (Blockchain, 5G Technology); 4) Resilient Infrastructure (Smart Infrastructure, 3D Printing etc.); 5) Community Engagement and Education (Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), Mobile Apps and Social Media); 6) Humanitarian Aid and Logistics (Robotics, Predictive Analytics).

Guest editors

Rajib Shaw, PhD
Shonan Fujisawa Campus, Keio University, Fujisawa, Japan

Ranit Chatterjee, PhD
Resilience Innovation Knowledge Academy (RIKA), India

Manuscript submission information

Submission deadline: 31 July 2024.
The journal’s submission platform Editorial Manager: https://www2.cloud.editorialmanager.com/pdisas/default2.aspx is available for receiving submissions to this Special Issue. Please refer to the Guide for Authors to prepare your manuscript, and select the article type of "VSI:Technology and innovation" when submitting your manuscript online. Both the Guide for Authors and the submission portal could be found on the Journal Homepage here.

Why publish in this Special Issue?

  • Special Issue articles are published together on ScienceDirect, making it incredibly easy for other researchers to discover your work.
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  • All articles in this special issue will be reviewed by no fewer than two independent experts to ensure the quality, originality and novelty of the work published.

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