Geospatial Techniques in Urban Hazard and Disaster Analysis

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ISBN: 978-90-481-2237-0 (Print) 978-90-481-2238-7 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Sea Level Rise and Flood Analysis

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      Pages 9-9

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      Introduction

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      Pages 11-30

      Modeling Sea-Level Rise and Surge in Low-Lying Urban Areas Using Spatial Data, Geographic Information Systems, and Animation Methods

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      Pages 31-49

      Urban Expansion and Sea-Level Rise Related Flood Vulnerability for Mumbai (Bombay), India Using Remotely Sensed Data

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      Pages 51-69

      A GIS for Flood Risk Management in Flanders

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      Pages 71-97

      Using Geographic Information Science to Estimate Vulnerable Urban Populations for Flood Hazard and Risk Assessment in New York City

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      Pages 99-124

      Geo-Information Technology for Infrastructural Flood Risk Analysis in Unplanned Settlements: A Case Study of Informal Settlement Flood Risk in the Nyabugogo Flood Plain, Kigali City, Rwanda

  3. Metropolitan Case Studies

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      Pages 125-125

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      Pages 127-155

      A Respiratory Riskscape for Texas Cities: A Spatial Analysis of Air Pollution, Demographic Attributes and Deaths from 2000 Through 2004

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      Pages 157-177

      Spatial Distribution of Toxic Release Inventory Sites in Chicago Area: Is There Environmental Inequity?

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      Pages 179-202

      Risk and Exposure to Extreme Heat in Microclimates of Phoenix, AZ

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      Pages 203-227

      Wildfire Risk Analysis at the Wildland Urban Interface in Travis County, Texas

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      Pages 229-241

      Early Warning of Food Security Crises in Urban Areas: The Case of Harare, Zimbabwe, 2007

  4. Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and International Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 243-243

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      Pages 245-254

      Spatial Information Technologies for Disaster Management in China

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      Pages 255-271

      A Cybercartographic Tool for Supporting Disaster Prevention Planning Processes and Emergency Management in Mexico City

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      Pages 273-294

      Integration of Tsunami Analysis Tools into a GIS Workspace – Research, Modeling, and Hazard Mitigation efforts Within NOAA’s Center for Tsunami Research

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      Pages 295-323

      Utilizing New Technologies in Managing Hazards and Disasters

  5. Hurricane Response/Recovery

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 325-325

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      Pages 327-354

      Remote Sensing and GIS Data/Information in the Emergency Response/Recovery Phase

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      Pages 355-372

      Investigating Recovery Patterns in Post Disaster Urban Settings: Utilizing Geospatial Technology to Understand Post-Hurricane Katrina Recovery in New Orleans, Louisiana

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      Pages 373-392

      Space and Time Changes in Neighborhood Recovery After a Disaster Using a Spatial Video Acquisition System

  6. Evacuation Studies

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      Pages 393-393

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      Pages 395-413

      Pre-evacuation Trip Behavior

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      Pages 415-429

      Micro-Level Emergency Response: 3D Geometric Network and an Agent-Based Model

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