Advancing Geoinformation Science for a Changing World by Mahdi Hashemi, AliAsghar Alesheikh (auth.), Stan Geertman,

By Mahdi Hashemi, AliAsghar Alesheikh (auth.), Stan Geertman, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Fred Toppen (eds.)

The publication contains cutting edge study provided on the 14th convention of the organization of Geographic info Laboratories in Europe (AGILE), held in 2011 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The clinical papers conceal a wide number of primary examine subject matters in addition to utilized examine in Geoinformation technology together with measuring spatiotemporal phenomena, caliber and semantics, spatiotemporal research, modeling and choice aid in addition to spatial details infrastructures. The ebook is aimed toward researchers, practitioners and scholars who paintings in a variety of fields and disciplines regarding Geoinformation technological know-how and technology.

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The present study is focused on the two contiguous counties of Miami, Dade and Broward. In this analysis, we consider the impact of different storm surges predicted by the computerized model SLOSH1 and investigate flood risks with current sea level, considering different hurricane parameters (storm category and direction, wind speed, and tide level). For each impact, we apply a damage function and determine if the considered storm surges potentially lead to asset loss, considering both properties and their contents.

4. Insured and uninsured losses for Category 1, 3, and 5 hurricanes, heading east. 36 Elisabetta Genovese, Stéphane Hallegatte, Patrice Dumas 4 Assessing risk reduction measures The previous analysis provided estimates for potential losses and exposure, information which is required to design optimal flood protection through cost-benefit analysis or risk management strategies. The final step of our analysis will be the evaluation of the potential damage when hypothetical protections are built in order to evaluate the benefits from dams and technical defence in the area.

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