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Floods in a Megacity: Geospatial Techniques in Assessing Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability (Springer Geography)

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Flooding is one of the most devastating natural hazards in the world. Global records suggest that both flood frequency and severity are on the rise which is likely to worsen under

Synopsis:

This book offers a new approach to mapping populations, infrastructures and communities at risk, using remote sensing, GIS and census data to better grasp flood vulnerability in megacities of developing countries. Includes a case study of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Table of Contents

Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability.- Floods in megacity: a case of Dhaka.- Spatial and temporal distribution of floods.- Modelling flood hazards.- Vulnerability and risk assessment.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789400758742
Author:
Dewan, Ashraf
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Natural Disasters
Subject:
Dhaka Megacity
Subject:
EMDAT
Subject:
Flood Risk Assessment
Subject:
Modelling of Flood Hazards
Subject:
Natural Disasters in Developing Countries
Subject:
Spatial Distribution of Floods
Subject:
Temporal Distribution of Floods
Subject:
Urban Vulnerability of Tropical Megacities
Subject:
Natural hazards
Subject:
Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning
Subject:
Geographical Information Systems/Cartography
Subject:
Sociology-Urban Studies City Specific
Subject:
Urban Vulnerability of Tropical M
Subject:
egacities
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2013
Series:
Springer Geography
Publication Date:
20130306
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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"Synopsis" by , This book offers a new approach to mapping populations, infrastructures and communities at risk, using remote sensing, GIS and census data to better grasp flood vulnerability in megacities of developing countries. Includes a case study of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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