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Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering

Proceedings of International Conference on Remote Sensing for Disaster Management

Issues and Challenges in Disaster Management

Editors: Rao, Peddada Jagadeeswara, Rao, Kakani Nageswara, Kubo, Sumiko (Eds.)

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  • Presents state-of-the-art research on Remote Sensing for Disaster Management
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  • Results of 1st International Conference on Remote Sensing for Disaster Management 2017, held in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India on October 11-13, 2017
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  • Written by leading experts in the field
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The natural disasters are the killer agents which can/can't be predicted even though we have modern technology. Every year, in one place or another, disasters striking which is devastating the area and surroundings, leading to ecological disruption besides huge loss of life and property. India is vulnerable to cyclones, landslides/avalanches, earthquakes, floods, droughts, forest fires, epidemics, etc. The 5700-km long coast of India, with its dense population is vulnerable to cyclones/low depressions, tsunamis, etc. The 2400-km long rugged Himalayan terrain is vulnerable to landslides, avalanches and earthquakes. India is not only vulnerable to natural disasters, it is also experiencing industrial accidents. The Bhopal Gas tragedy is one of the major man-made disasters in the world. The state of Andhra Pradesh has 970-km long coastline with two major rivers, etc. The conference is conducted in Visakhapatnam, is famous for industries and tourism. Recently, several industrial accidents took place, besides major natural disasters like Hud-Hud, etc. Disaster management shall be implemented from the grass root level in vulnerable areas to improve the capacity building, so as to minimize the losses. The capacity building coupled with technology results in reduction of loss of life and property.  

Table of contents (78 chapters)

Table of contents (78 chapters)
  • GIS Based Management System for Flood Forecast Applications

    Pages 1-12

    Duvvuri, Sravani

  • Rapid Detection of Regional Level Flood Events Using AMSR-E Satellite Images

    Pages 13-23

    Vanama, Venkata Sai Krishna (et al.)

  • GIS Technology for Assessment of Urban Green Cover Area of Madurai Corporation in Tamil Nadu

    Pages 25-31

    Thummala, Nagaraju (et al.)

  • Insight to the Potentials of Sentinel-1 SAR Data for Embankment Breach Assessment

    Pages 33-41

    Sivasankar, Thota (et al.)

  • Security Issues in Geo-Spatial Big Data Analytics with Special Reference to Disaster Management

    Pages 43-49

    Duvvuru, Rajesh (et al.)

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eBook $229.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Proceedings of International Conference on Remote Sensing for Disaster Management
Book Subtitle
Issues and Challenges in Disaster Management
Editors
  • Peddada Jagadeeswara Rao
  • Kakani Nageswara Rao
  • Sumiko Kubo
Series Title
Springer Series in Geomechanics and Geoengineering
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-77276-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-77276-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-77275-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-08416-5
Series ISSN
1866-8755
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 873
Number of Illustrations
32 b/w illustrations, 423 illustrations in colour
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