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Geographical Information Systems in Assessing Natural Hazards / Edition 1

Geographical Information Systems in Assessing Natural Hazards / Edition 1

by Alberto Carrara, Fausto Guzzetti


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ISBN-13: 9780792335023
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/30/1995
Series: Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research , #5
Edition description: 1995
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1: A Survey of the Field of Natural Hazards and Disaster Studies; D. E. Alexander. 2: GIS and Natural Hazards: An Overview from a GIS Perspective; J. T. Coppock. 3: Vector and Raster Structures in Generating Drainage-Divide Networks from Digital Terrain Models; R. Detti, V. Pasqui. 3: Deterministic Modelling in GIS-Based Landslide Hazard Assessment; Mark T.J. Terlien, C. J. van Westen, T. W. J. van Asch. 5: Determining Paths of Gravity-Driven Processes: The 'Vector Tree Model'; C. Hegg, H. Kienholz. 6: Statistical and Simulation Models for Mapping Debris-Flow Hazard; R. K. Mark, S. D. Ellen. 7: Multivariate Regression Analysis for Landslide Hazard Zonation; Chang-Jo F. Chung, A.G. Fabbri, C.J. van Westen. 8: GIS Technology in Mapping Landslide Hazard; A. Carrara, M. Cardinali, F. Guzzetti, P. Reichenbach. 9: Flood Delineation and Impact Assessment in Agricultural Land Use Using GIS Technology; D. Consuegra, F. Joerin, F. Vitalini. 10: The Role of GIS as a Tool for the Assessment of Flood Hazard at the Regional Scale; L. Lanza, F. Siccardi. 11: Information Technology for the Design of Computer-Based Models in Seismic Hazard Assessment; V.G. Gitis. 12: GIS-Aided Volcanic Activity Hazard Analysis for the Hawaii Geothermal Project Environmental Impact Statement; J. Kauahikaua, S. Margriter, R. B. Moore. 13: GIS Potential for Regional and Local Scale Groundwater Hazard Assessment; A. Cavallin, B. Floris, P. Cerutti. 14: Application of GIS Hazard Assessment, with Particular Reference to Landslides in Hong Kong; A. Hansen, A. J. Brimicombe, C. M. A. Franks, P. A. Kirk, Tung Fung. 15: The San Mateo County California GIS Project for Predicting the Consequences of Hazardous Geologic Processes; E. E. Brabb. 16: GIS Used to Derive Operational Hydrologic Products from In situ and Remotely Sensed Snow Data; T. R. Carroll.

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