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Water, Water Everywhere: Toward Participatory Solutions to Chronic Urban Flooding in Jakarta
Padawangi, R.Douglass, M.
Jakarta has entered an era of chronic flooding that is annually affecting tens of thousands of people, most of whom are crowded into low-income neighbourhoods in flood-prone areas ...
Communicating on Twitter during a disaster: An analysis of tweets during Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
B TakahashiEC TandocC Carmichael
Social media in crisis situations, such as natural disasters, have been recognized by scholars and practitioners as key communication channels that can complement traditional chann...
Storm surge mapping of typhoon Haiyan and its impact in Tanauan, Leyte, Philippines
JY CarineA SuppasriS KureJD Bricker
Super Typhoon Haiyan (locally known as “Yolanda”), which featured wind speeds of 315 km/h, corresponding to a category 5, struck the Eastern Visayas region of the Philippines ...
Performance of Structures in the Mw 6.1 Mae Lao Earthquake in Thailand on May 5, 2014 and Implications for Future Construction
Lukkunaprasit, P.A. RuangrassameeT. BoonyateeC. ChintanapakdeeK. JankaewN. ThanasisathitT. Chandragsu
An Mw 6.1 earthquake struck northern Thailand on the 5th of May 2014. The epicenter was located near Mae Lao district in Chiang Rai province. The earthquake caused unprecedented da...
Developing building-damage scales for lahars: application to Merapi volcano, Indonesia
Jenkins, S. F.Phillips, J. C.Price, R.Feloy, K.Baxter, P. J.Hadmoko, D. S.De Bélizal, E.
Lahar damage to buildings can include burial by sediment and/or failure of walls, infiltration into the building and subsequent damage to contents. The extent to which a building i...
Destructive tsunami-like wave generated by surf beat over a coral reef during Typhoon Haiyan
Roeber, V.Bricker, J. D.
Storm surges cause coastal inundation due to setup of the water surface resulting from atmospheric pressure, surface winds and breaking waves. Here we show that during Typhoon Haiy...
The tectonic structure of the Song Ma fault zone, Vietnam
Wen, S.Y.-L. YehC.-C. TangL. H. PhongD. V. ToanW.-Y. ChangC.-H. Chen
Indochina area is a tectonic active region where creates complex topographies and tectonic structures. In particular, the Song Ma fault zone plays an important role in understandin...
Modeling of urban growth in tsunami-prone city using logistic regression: Analysis of Banda Aceh, Indonesia
Achmad, A.Hasyim, S.Dahlan, B.Aulia, D. N.
The urban development of Banda Aceh, Indonesia was very rapid after the tsunami in 2004, posing critical challenges in planning for its future sustainable development. Scientifical...
River ?ood risk in Jakarta under scenarios of future change
Aerts, J. C.Ward, P. J.
Given the increasing impacts of ?ooding in Jakarta, methods for assessing current and future ?ood risk are required. In this paper, we use the Damagescanner-Jakarta risk model to p...
Stress and mass changes at a “wet” volcano: Example during the 2011–2012 volcanic unrest at Kawah Ijen volcano (Indonesia)
Caudron, C.Lecocq, T.Syahbana, D. K.McCausland, W.Watlet, A.Camelbeeck, T.Bernard, A.
Since 2010, Kawah Ijen volcano has been equipped with seismometers, and its extremely acid volcanic lake has been monitored using temperature and leveling sensors, providing unprec...
SO2 emissions at Semeru volcano, Indonesia: Characterization and quantification of persistent and periodic explosive activity
Smekens, J. F.Clarke, A. B.Burton, M. R.Harijoko, A.Wibowo, H. E.
We present the first measurements of SO2 emissions at Semeru volcano, Indonesia, using an SO2 camera. Activity at Semeru is characterized by quiescent degassing interspersed with s...
Flooding in Cape Town's informal settlements: conditions for community leaders to work towards adaptation
Informal settlements are particularly vulnerable to environmental hazards, due to the lack of infrastructure such as drainage systems and because residents' homes are built with in...
A contribution to the selection of tsunami human vulnerability indicators: conclusions from tsunami impacts in Sri Lanka and Thailand (2004), Samoa (2009), Chile (2010) and Japan (2011)
Gonzalez-Riancho, P.Aliaga, B.Hettiarachchi, S.González Rodríguez, E. M.Medina Santamaría, R.
After several tsunami events with disastrous consequences around the world, coastal countries have realized the need to be prepared to minimize human mortality and damage to coasta...
Future changes of drought and flood events in China under a global warming scenario
Chen, H. –P.Sun, J.-Q.Chen, X.-L.
This study investigates the impact of global warming on drought/flood patterns in China at the end of the 21st century based on the simulations of 22 global climate models and a re...