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OASYS — Integrated Optimization of Landslide Alert Systems

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Abstract

In the past there has been a wide range of research work on landslides. However, most of this research has been carried out by a single discipline such as geology or geodesy. Therefore an international and interdisciplinary project was started. The proponents of the project, sponsored by the European Union, believe that a multidisciplinary integration of different methods has the greatest potential for substantial progress in natural hazards management. The goal of the project is the development of methods that allow: The detection of potential landslides, an efficient and continuous observation of critical areas, the derivation of real time information about actual risks.

This can be achieved by three steps:

  1. Detecting of potential landslides by large scale monitoring.

  2. Detecting of taking-off-domains by local scale monitoring.

  3. Impact and risk assessment and development for strategies for alert systems.

Keywords

  • Natural hazards
  • landslides
  • alert systems

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Kahmen, H., Niemeier, W. (2005). OASYS — Integrated Optimization of Landslide Alert Systems. In: Sansò, F. (eds) A Window on the Future of Geodesy. International Association of Geodesy Symposia, vol 128. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/3-540-27432-4_18

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