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Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research

Natural Hazards GIS-Based Spatial Modeling Using Data Mining Techniques

Editors: Pourghasemi, Hamid Reza, Rossi, Mauro (Eds.)

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  • Offers useful studies on geo-spatial modelling for optimal land use management and planning
  • Discusses with concrete examples the use of data mining algorithms for spatial modeling of natural hazards in different countries
  • Offers high accuracy solutions for natural disasters susceptibility, hazard, and risk assessment
  • Is a reference in spatial sciences, a new discipline increasingly integrated in universities study plans
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This edited volume assesses capabilities of data mining algorithms for spatial modeling of natural hazards in different countries based on a collection of essays written by experts in the field. The book is organized on different hazards including landslides, flood, forest fire, land subsidence, earthquake, and gully erosion. Chapters were peer-reviewed by recognized scholars in the field of natural hazards research. Each chapter provides an overview on the topic, methods applied, and discusses examples used. The concepts and methods are explained at a level that allows undergraduates to understand and other readers learn through examples. This edited volume is shaped and structured to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of all covered topics. It serves as a reference for researchers from different fields including land surveying, remote sensing, cartography, GIS, geophysics, geology, natural resources, and geography. It also serves as a guide for researchers, students, organizations, and decision makers active in land use planning and hazard management.

About the authors

Hamid Reza Pourghasemi is an Assistant Professor of Watershed Management Engineering in the College of Agriculture, Shiraz University, Iran. He has a BSc (2004) in watershed management engineering from the University of Gorgan, Iran, a MSc (2008) in watershed management engineering and a PhD degree (2014) in watershed management engineering from Tarbiat Modares University, Iran. His main research interests are GIS-based spatial modelling using machine learning/data mining techniques in different fields such as landslide susceptibility and hazard, flood, gully erosion, forest fire, and groundwater. Also, Hamid Reza works on multi-criteria decision-making methods in natural resources and environment. He has published more than 70 research papers in different international journals (h-index 17).

Mauro Rossi is a Research Scientist from the “Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche” (CNR) in Roma, Italy. He is pursuing his research at the “Istituto di Ricerca per la Protezione Idrogeologica” (IRPI) in Perugia, Italy. He has diversified research interests mainly focused on mapping, modelling and forecasting of landslides, floods and erosion processes in different geo-environmental and anthropic contexts. Mauro Rossi has developed (i) new methodologies for statistical and deterministic analysis of the susceptibility and hazard posed by different geo-hydrological phenomena and for the estimation of their impacts, (ii) new approaches to the definition of rainfall thresholds for triggering Landslides, (iii) early warning systems, (iv) approaches to the design optimal models for estimating landslide susceptibility and for the assessment of social risk posed by landslides and floods. He has also developed specific software for the landslide susceptibility modelling, for the landslide magnitude modelling and for the joint modelling of landslides and erosion processes in relation to different scenarios of geomorphological, climatic, vegetation and anthropic changes, in order to adequately characterize the hill slopes and the hydrological basins dynamics. He has published more than 150 research papers in many international journals (h-index 31).

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Gully Erosion Modeling Using GIS-Based Data Mining Techniques in Northern Iran: A Comparison Between Boosted Regression Tree and Multivariate Adaptive Regression Spline

    Pages 1-26

    Zabihi, Mohsen (et al.)

  • Concepts for Improving Machine Learning Based Landslide Assessment

    Pages 27-58

    Marjanović, Miloš (et al.)

  • Assessment of the Contribution of Geo-environmental Factors to Flood Inundation in a Semi-arid Region of SW Iran: Comparison of Different Advanced Modeling Approaches

    Pages 59-78

    Davoudi Moghaddam, Davoud (et al.)

  • Land Subsidence Modelling Using Data Mining Techniques. The Case Study of Western Thessaly, Greece

    Pages 79-103

    Tsangaratos, Paraskevas (et al.)

  • Application of Fuzzy Analytical Network Process Model for Analyzing the Gully Erosion Susceptibility

    Pages 105-125

    Choubin, Bahram (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $149.99
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Natural Hazards GIS-Based Spatial Modeling Using Data Mining Techniques
Editors
  • Hamid Reza Pourghasemi
  • Mauro Rossi
Series Title
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research
Series Volume
48
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-73383-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-73383-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-73382-1
Series ISSN
1878-9897
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 296
Number of Illustrations
15 b/w illustrations, 131 illustrations in colour
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