Introduction: Hazard mapping

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Twenty papers were accepted into the session on landslide hazard mapping for oral presentation. The papers presented susceptibility and hazard analysis based on approaches ranging from field-based assessments to statistically based models to assessments that combined hydromechanical and probabilistic components. Many of the studies have taken advantage of increasing availability of remotely sensed data and nearly all relied on Geographic Information Systems to organize and analyze spatial data. The studies used a range of methods for assessing performance and validating hazard and susceptibility models. A few of the studies presented in this session also included some element of landslide risk assessment. This collection of papers clearly demonstrates that a wide range of approaches can lead to useful assessments of landslide susceptibility and hazard.
Publication type Book chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Title Introduction: Hazard mapping
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-05050-8_61
Year Published 2014
Language English
Publisher Springer
Contributing office(s) Geologic Hazards Science Center
Description 2 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Subtype Conference publication
Larger Work Title Landslide science for a safer geoenvironment
First page 395
Last page 396
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