GIS & Mapping

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This study adopts the 1D–2D model SOBEK to investigate the impact of drainage density on river flow. The uncertainty of drainage density in food hazard mapping is assessed by a designed case and a real case, Yanshuixi Drainage in Tainan, Taiwan.
The United Kingdom’s poorer regions are particularly ill-prepared for the intensifying flood risks posed by the climate crisis, says a new report which describes the country’s serious lack of urban drainage as a “national resilience” issue.
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This paper examines the phenomenon known as Surface Urban Heat Island (SUHI), which increases the risk of heat-related human illnesses and mortality.
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This report presents the results of analysis which collates information on the impacts of flooding and related hazards in communities, public services, infrastructure and businesses in the UK since 2007 from newspaper articles using a form of AI.
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This paper investigates the risks stemming from landslides and floods for the existing solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants in Japan.
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This atlas aims to promote the sustainable development of Bangladesh’s agriculture and water resources sectors and their various components, by enhancing the understanding of stakeholders.
Just one flood could unleash a flow of industrial chemicals and overwhelm a working-class, mostly Latino community.
This new, publicly available online tool is the first-of-its-kind to map both climate risk and social vulnerability across the United States, intended for city leaders and community members.
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The study’s findings could be useful for earthquake early warning systems like the U.S. West Coast’s ShakeAlert, the researchers note in the Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America.
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The individual contractor will be responsible to carry out the following duties and tasks under the overall project framework “Strengthening capacities in the use of geospatial information for improved resilience in Asia-Pacific and Africa