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Patterns of health service utilization following the Tsunami in Thailand
Isaranuwatchai, W.Guerriere, D. N.Andrews, G. J.Coyte, P. C.
On the morning of December 26th, 2004, at least 280,000 people lost their lives to the largest Tsunami ever recorded. Relative to other natural disasters, little is known about the...
Rapid Global Exposure Assessment for Extreme River Flood Risk Under Climate Change
Kwak, Y.Iwami, Y.
Globally, large-scale floods are one of the most serious disasters, considering increased frequency and intensity of heavy rainfall. This is not only a domestic problem but also an...
The Politics of Flood Control and the Making of Metro Manila
Pante, M. D.
The emergence of Metro Manila as a political unit is inextricably tied to its history as a flood-prone metropolis. A comparison of flood-control efforts in the 1970s with those tha...
Simulation of Potentially Catastrophic Landslide Tsunami in North West Borneo Trough
Koh, H. L.Tan, W. K.The, S. Y.Chai, M. F.
Seismic–tectonic activity and sedimentary instability processes can generate submarine landslides that seriously damage seafloor infrastructures and generate large destructive ts...
Yang, T. H.Gong-Do, H.Chin-Cheng, T.Jui-Yi, H.
Urban inundation forecasting with extended lead times is useful in saving lives and property. This study proposestheintegrationofrainfallthresholdsandensembleprecipitation forecast...
Development of a predictive model for on-demand remote river level nowcasting: Case study in Cagayan River Basin, Philippines
Garcia, F. C. C.Retamar, A. E.Javier, J. C.
DOST-Advanced Science and Technology Institute has installed various hydro-meteorological devices, such as Automated Rain Gauge(ARG), Water Level Monitoring Stations (WLMS), and Ta...
Delineation of alluvial fans from Digital Elevation Models with a GIS algorithm for the geomorphological mapping of the Earth and Mars
G. NoriniM.C. ZuluagaI. OrtizD.T. AquinoA.M.F. Lagmay
Alluvial fans are prominent depositional geomorphic features present in nearly all global climates on Earth, and also found on Mars. In this study, we present a Geographic Informat...
Modelling urban floods at submetre resolution: challenges or opportunities for flood risk management?
de Almeida, G. A.Bates, P.Ozdemir, H.
In this study, we investigate the influence of fine-scale changes in the elevation of urban terrains on the dynamics and final distribution of flood inundation generated by intense...
Ensemble urban flood simulation in comparison with laboratory-scale experiments: Impact of interaction models for manhole, sewer pipe, and surface flow
Noh, S. J.Lee, S.An, H.Kawaike, K.Nakagawa, H.
An urban flood is an integrated phenomenon that is affected by various uncertainty sources such as input forcing, model parameters, complex geometry, and exchanges of flow among di...
Understanding the Extreme Tsunami Inundation in Onagawa Town by the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, Its E?ects in Urban Structures and Coastal Facilities
Adriano, B.Hayashi, S.Gokon, H.Mas, E.Koshimura, S.
The 2011 Tohoku Tsunami is considered to be one of the most tragic events in Japan’s disaster history, and represents an important milestone for the research community regarding ...
New Patent Market Analysis Technology for ASEAN Entrepreneurs
Rana, P.Song, I.Mandal, P.Vong, J.
In the context of B2B (Business To Business) transactions, identifying the potential customers or business partners is essential. Due to the availability of massive amount of data ...
The Devastating Impact of the 2010 Eruption of Merapi Volcano, Indonesia
Jenkins, S. F.Komorowski, J. C.Baxter, P. J.Charbonnier, S. J.Cholik, N.
Merapi volcano lies within the Sunda Arc, a chain of volcanoes along Indonesia that are formed by the subduction of the Indo-Australian plate beneath the Eurasian plate. In 2010, M...
DETERMINISTIC SEISMIC HAZARD ANALYSIS IN THAILAND USING ACTIVE FAULT DATA
Janpila, A.P. FoytongA. RuangrassameeN. Areemit
To develop seismic design criteria for buildings, seismic hazard analysis is required to estimate the ground motion intensity with criteria such as peak ground acceleration (PGA). ...
The Grid Search Algorithm of Tectonic Stress Tensor Based on Focal Mechanism Data and Its Application in the Boundary Zone of China, Vietnam and Laos
Wan, Y.S. ShengJ. HuangX. LiX. Chen.
Stress field plays a key role in geodynamics. In this study, an algorithm to determine the stress tensor and its confidence range from focal mechanism data by using grid search met...