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Investigation of flood inundation on playas within the Zone of Chotts, using a time-series of AVHRR
Bryant, R. G.Rainey, M. P.
Our principal objectives were to examine the application of a time-series of advanced very high-resolution radiometer (AVHRR) data to contrast the inundation regimes of a range of ...
Drought in central and southwest Asia: La Nina, the Warm Pool, and Indian precipitation
Barlow, M.Cullen, H.Lyon, B
Severe drought over the past three years (1998–2001), in combination with the effects of protracted sociopolitical disruption, has led to widespread famine affecting over 60 mill...
Transboundary Pollution in Southeast Asia: The Indonesian Fires
Uncontrollable forest fires in Indonesia have caused much environmental damage in Southeast Asia with immediate countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, and even Southern Tha...
Forest fires, air pollution, and mortality in Southeast Asia
I assess the population health effects in Malaysia of air pollution from a widespread series of fires that occurred in Indonesia between April and November of 1997. I describe how ...
DIFFERENTIALIMPACTS OF FLOOD HAZARDS AMONG THE STREET CHILDREN,THE URBAN POOR AND RESIDENTSOF WEALTHYNEIGHBORHOODSIN METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES
Zoleta-Nantes, D. B.
This paper presents the differential impacts of ?ood hazards among street children, the urbanpoor andresidentsofwealthyneighborhoods inMetroManila,Philippines.Itargues thatbeing po...
Carbon cycle: The wildfire factor
Schimel, D.Baker, D.
Events such as wildfires, occurring on a tiny area of the globe, can have a huge impact on the global carbon cycle. This much is plain from investigation of the terrible fires that...
Direct seeding: research issues and opportunities. Proceedings of International Workhshop on Direct Seeding in Asian Rice Systems: Strategic Research Issues and Opportunities, International Rice Research Institutes.
Pandey, S.Mortimer, M.Wade, L.Tuong, T. P.Lopez, K.,Hardy, B.
Integration of remote sensing data and GIS for accurate mapping of flooded areas
Brivio, P. A.Colombo, R.Maggi, M.Tomasoni, R.
This paper describes a synergetic use of satellite radar images and ancillary information to detect flooded areas at their peak and evaluates its potential with mapping. The proced...
Assessing Vulnerability to Agricultural Drought: A Nebraska Case Study
Wilhelmi, O. V.Wilhite, D. A.
Recent drought events in the United States and the magnitude of drought losses indicate the continuing vulnerability of the country to drought. Until recently, drought management i...
Landslides Causal Factors and Landslide Remediatial Options: Singapore
Mihail E. Popescu
Landslides and related slope instability phenomena plague many parts of the world. A wealth of experience has been accumulated in recent years in understanding, recognition and tre...
Modelling the Mekong: hydrological simulation for environmental impact studies
The Mekong, with a basin area of almost 800,000 km2 and a length of 4500 km, is one of the most important rivers of the world. The many lakes and wetlands along the river, includ...
Visualization of flood monitoring in the lower reaches of the Mekong River
HIROSE, K.MARUYAMA, Y.Do Van, Q. U. Y.TSUKADA, M.SHIOKAWA, Y.
One of the most useful SAR data utilization is the natural hazard monitoring because SAR enable to acquire the data even under the storm or the darkness. The purpose of this study ...
Briefing: Rainfall-induced landslides in Singapore
Toll, D. G.
Minor, shallow landslides have occurred frequently on the island of Singapore. However, very few major landslides (greater than 10 m in height) have occurred. Slope failures in the...
The effect of antecedent rainfall on slope stability
Rahardjo, H.Li, X. W.Toll, D. G.Leong, E. C.
A case study is presented in order to identify the effect of antecedent rainfall on slope stability for Singapore. A storm in February 1995 caused more than twenty shallow landslid...