Special Issue "Advances in Remote Sensing and GIS for Natural Hazards Assessment"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2020.
Interests: GIS analysis; environmental planning; territorial management; earthquake damage diagnosis; natural hazard risk assessment; flooding forecasting
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Natural risk assessment is one of the disciplines that has seen the greatest advances in the field of GIS and remote sensing in recent years. The implementation of more sophisticated analysis methodologies, more accurate remote sensing systems, more innovative damage assessment protocols, etc. are some of the various tools that have improved the management of these phenomena. This Special Issue seeks contributions involving innovative approaches or relevant case studies regarding natural hazards assessment related to GIS and remote sensing in topics such as:
- Earthquakes and landslides;
- Flooding and tsunamis;
- Hurricanes and similar meteorological phenomena;
- Extreme drought and other risks associated with climate change.
Innovative methodologies, frameworks, or significant results from relevant case studies related to all these topics are welcome, but similar ones may also be considered for publication if they fit within the scope of this Special Issue.
Dr. Salvador García-Ayllón Veintimilla
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Fernández-Guisuraga, J. M.; Suárez-Seoane, S.; Calvo, L. Modeling Pinus pinaster forest structure after a large wildfire using remote sensing data at high spatial resolution. For. Ecol. Manage. 2019, 446, 257–271.
Garcia-Ayllon, S. Long-Term GIS Analysis of Seaside Impacts Associated to Infrastructures and Urbanization and Spatial Correlation with Coastal Vulnerability in a Mediterranean Area. Water 2018, 10, 1642.
García-Ayllón, S.; Tomás, A.; Ródenas, J.L. The Spatial Perspective in Post-Earthquake Evaluation to Improve Mitigation Strategies: Geostatistical Analysis of the Seismic Damage Applied to a Real Case Study. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 3182.
Li, X.; Yu, L.; Xu, Y.; Yang, J.; Gong, P. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina: monitoring recovery in New Orleans and the surrounding areas using remote sensing. Sci. Bull. 2016, 61, 1460–1470.
Poursanidis, D.; Chrysoulakis, N. Remote Sensing, natural hazards and the contribution of ESA Sentinels missions. Remote Sens. Appl. Soc. Environ. 2017, 6, 25–38
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- natural hazards assessment
- remote sensing
- climate change