Special Issue "Inaugural Section Special Issue: Key Topics and Future Perspectives in Natural Hazards Research"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2019
Dr. Deodato Tapete
Italian Space Agency (ASI), Via del Politecnico snc, 00133 Rome, Italy
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Interests: earth observation; radar and optical remote sensing; InSAR; time series analysis; Earth Sciences; environmental geology; natural hazards; urban environments; geoheritage; geoconservation; cultural heritage
This Special Issue inaugurates the new section of Geosciences devoted to Natural Hazards.
The research in this scientific domain is very dynamic and diverse, encompassing, for example:
- new findings in understanding triggering and propagation mechanisms
- the revision of previous hypotheses or hazard scenarios
- the development of new conceptualisations and methodologies
- the testing of new data, sensors, and techniques for investigation, monitoring, change detection, and multi-temporal or back-analysis
- the development of new or refined models for forecasting
- the integration of hazard assessment in risk analysis
- the design of new materials and solutions for risk mitigation
- the exploration of new ways to communicate hazards and increase awareness
Significant advances are also achieved through multidisciplinary and international collaborations, as well as international partnerships, thus producing a multitude of different positive results including, but not limited to, shared standards, improved research capabilities, and new paradigms, not to mention the impact on society whenever research translates into practice, regulation, or policies.
I launch this Special Issue to capture the state-of-the-art of Natural Hazards research through a collection of review papers focused on current key topics, which outline where we are as a research community and future perspectives.
This Special Issue will include invited papers written by scholars of international reputation in this field of research, but also welcomes unsolicited, high-quality manuscripts on the above topics.
Therefore, prospective authors are encouraged to send in an abstract including the description of the key topic they want to address, the justification of its relevance in the current international research on Natural Hazards, and the specific audience and readership they want to reach.
Dr. Deodato Tapete
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