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  • A geographic approach of the global vulnerability in urban area : case of Manizales, Colombian Andes
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • Andes ; Catastrophe ; Colombia ; Concept ; Earthquake ; High mountain ; Landslide ; Methodology ; Natural hazards ; Spatial statistics ; Urban area ; Urban district ; Urban growth ; Vulnerability
  • sloping lands. Nevertheless, recent disasters have occurred in the new developments where the middle classes live, showing the role of the urban growth in the creation of a growth of vulnerability and risk. Using statistical tools (PCA and Bertin matrices
  • 1999
  • Monitoring of hazards and urban growth in Villavicencio, Colombia, using scanned air photos and satellite imagery
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • Aerial photography ; Colombia ; Data processing ; Inundation ; Mass movement ; Monitoring ; Natural hazards ; Remote sensing ; SPOT ; Satellite imagery ; Urban growth ; Urbanization
  • A method is presented to monitor the development of geomorphic hazard areas by overlaying time series of air photos in a digital image processing system. This study deals with such hazards affecting an urban area, Villavicencio at the foot
  • 1999
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • Geomorphometry ; Indonesia ; Jawa ; Natural hazards ; Terminology ; Thematic map ; Urban area ; Volcanic eruption ; Volcanism ; Vulnerability
  • Yogyakarta urban area is located in Central Java on the fluvio-volcanic plain beside Merapi volcano. Since the last eruption of Merapi in November 1994, the Code river, which goes across this city, is particularly threatened by lahars. A detailed
  • the urban suburbs.
  • 1999
  • Urban steeplands in the tropics : an environment of accelerated erosion
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • Flood ; Jamaica ; Kingston ; Mass movement ; Mudflow ; Natural hazards ; Plate tectonics ; Singapore ; Slope gradient ; Soil erosion ; Tropical cyclone ; Tropical zone ; Urbanization
  • Slope failures and accelerated surface and channel erosion are particularly severe in cities near active plate margins, and in areas affected also by tropical cyclones. The AA. discuss 2 extreme cases : Singapore and Kingston (Jamaica). Singapore
  • is located in a stable environment and the urbanization related problems of flood and slope instability have been reduced by proper building and drainage practices at a considerable cost. In Kingston, the external disturbances are repetitive, large-scale
  • 1999
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • Asia ; Catastrophe ; Latin America ; Megalopolis ; Natural hazards ; Town planning ; United States of America ; Urban area ; Vulnerability ; World
  • components of hazard including, risk, exposure, vulnerability and response. Because hazards are only one part of the typical urban management agenda, hazards management in large cities should be pursued with careful regard to the context of general urban
  • 1999
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions : an introduction
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • Catastrophe ; Earthquake ; Geotechnics ; Natural hazards ; Third World ; Urban area ; Volcanic eruption ; Vulnerability ; World
  • plus récents comme la crise volcanique du Guagua Pichincha en Equateur (1999) et les lahars du Pinatubo aux Philippines (1991-2000).
  • 1999
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • Earthquake ; Ecuador ; Geotechnics ; Natural hazards ; Plate tectonics ; Preventive measure ; Quito ; Urban administration ; Urban area ; Vulnerability
  • 1999
  • The use of 3-D mapping in geological research and risks analysis : evaluation of a water supply project in the Kathmandu-Melamchi area
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • 1999
  • Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes
  • by the use of GIS techniques. It contains all basic geological and environmental data, as geotechnical risk zones, areas for preferable extraction of construction material and those not be allowed to be exploited, areas of immediate need of reforestation
  • 1999