GIS & Mapping

Quantitative flood hazard assessment methods: A review
This article presents a systematic review of quantitative methods proposed in the scientific literature or prescribed by government authorities to assess the hazard associated with natural or anthropic flooding.
About 40% of public housing provided for those affected by the devastating March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, are at risk of flooding from the highest envisioned level of tsunami.
Scientists have developed a new AI satellite-based disaster management system that automates disaster mapping, providing full coverage of an entire state as soon as the satellite data is released.
The sea level is rising, and the clock is ticking in the effort to make Connecticut's coastline more resilient in the face of climate change
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The Geospatial Information Department supports stakeholders to increase their uses of geospatial technology, data, and information for supporting decision making related to disaster risk management and climate resilience. Deadline is 25 October 2022.
Satellite image of Hurrican Ian heading towards Florida, USA.
Hurricane Ian left an extraordinarily broad path of destruction across much of South Florida. That was evident in reports from the ground, but it also shows up in satellite data.
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This paper presents a community-centred framework named ‘site-specific early warning system’ (SS-EWS) to co-design and co-evaluate with communities an impact-based warnings (IBEWS) for vulnerable locations within high-risk areas.
Locals vulnerable to recurring floods in Africa's largest oil producer; a non-profit is mapping these communities for early warning of flood risk