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Prehistorical frequency of high-energy marine inundation events driven by typhoons in the Bay of Bangkok (Thailand), interpreted from coastal carbonate boulders
Terry, James P.Kieran DunneKruawun Jankaew
Rapidly rising populations of low-lying megacities in Asia mean that understanding the potential risk of coastal flooding by storm surge is of paramount concern. The city of Bangko...
Flood hazard mapping using hydraulic model and GIS: a case study in Mandalay city, Myanmar
Sein, K. K.Myint, T.
This paper presents the use of flood frequency analysis integrating with 1D Hydraulic model (HECRAS) and Geographic Information System (GIS) to prepare flood hazard maps of differe...
Climate change and landslide risk assessment in Thailand
The incidents of sudden landslides in Thailand during the past decade have occurred frequently and more severely. It is necessary to focus on the principle parameters used for anal...
An integrated methodology to develop a standard for landslide early warning systems
Fathani, T. F.Karnawati, D.Wilopo, W.
Landslides are one of the most widespread and commonly occurring natural hazards. In regions of high vulnerability, these complex hazards can cause signi?cant negative social and e...
Data Fusion Technique Using Wavelet Transform and Taguchi Methods for Automatic Landslide Detection From Airborne Laser Scanning Data and QuickBird Satellite Imagery
Pradhan, B.Jebur, M. N.Shafri, H. Z. M.Tehrany, M. S.
Landslide mapping is indispensable for efficient land use management and planning. Landslide inventory maps must be produced for various purposes, such as to record the landslide m...
EFFECT OF RECYCLE TIRE ISOLATOR AS EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE SYSTEM FOR LOW RISE BUILDINGS IN MALAYSIA
Jie, S. W.S. Y. TongAn KasaS. A. Osman.
Algorithm and program for earthquake prediction based on the geological, geophysical, geomorphological and seismic data
Lu, N.Phuong, T.Hang, P.Quang, N.Hoan, V
By applying an improved method of the Earth's crust classification, we develop an algorithm and build an earthquake prediction program using a combination of geological, geophys...
The Challenges of Disaster Risk Reduction in Rapidly Expanding Urban Environments: Baguio City, Philippines since the 1990 Luzon Earthquake
Seismic Performance Evaluation and Strengthening of RC Frames with Substandard Beam-Column Joint: Lessons Learned from the 2013 Bohol Earthquake
Li, Y.Sanada, Y.Takahashi, S.Maekawa, K.Choi, H.Matsukawa, K.
On October 15, 2013, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake severely damaged buildings on Bohol Island, the Philippines. This paper briefly reports on the typical damage to reinforced concrete...
Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano
Using this environmental incident in Indonesia as a case study, this book explores representations of disaster in scientific reports, public discourse, literature, and other cultur...
Distribution of eruptive volcanic basalt in the South China Sea and adjacent areas by interpreting gravity, magnetic and seismic data
Dung, T. T.Que, B. C.Minh, N. Q.
Volcanic basalt eruption activity in the South China Sea and adjacent areas occurred strongly in Cenozoic E ra. However, it is difficult to define their ranges and spatial location...
Tsunami simulation due to seaquake at Manila Trench and Sulu Trench
Mardi, N. H.Malek, M. A.Liew, M. S.
Seaquake is a phenomenon where there are water disturbance at the sea, caused by earthquake or submarine eruption. The scope of this study focuses on tsunami simulation due to Mani...
Tsunami risk assessment: How safe is Malaysia?
Shahruzzaman, D. B.Hashim, A. M.
The effetiveness of vegetation as coastal protection in front of coastal area was evidenced during the Indian Ocean Tsunami on 26th December 2004. Sufficiency of mangrove forest as...
Coastal inundation multi-hazard analysis for a construction site in Malaysia
Harbitz, C. B.Kaiser, G.Glimsdal, S.Jaedicke, C.Vafeidis, A. T.Göthlich, S. E.Nadim, F.
Coastal inundation due to multiple hazards was analysed for a potential manufacturing plant at the Batu Kawan Industrial Park in Penang state, Malaysia. The analysis accounted for ...