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Applied Geomorphology for Mitigation of Natural Hazards

  • Masahiko Oya

Part of the Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research book series (NTHR, volume 15)

About this book

Introduction

There are many natural hazards such as floods, landslides, volcanoes and earthquakes in the Asia-Pacific Region. Nevertheless, there are few studies of such natural hazards in this region and knowledge about their mitigation is of the utmost importance.
This book documents the use of geomorphological maps showing the state of flooding; these maps allow predictions to be made. The author has compiled geomorphological maps and documentation of their validation, and the maps allow not only estimation of flooding, but also prediction of soil liquefaction caused by earthquakes.
Audience: The results of the discussions in this book apply not only to geographers, consultants, engineers and policy makers in Japan and Southeast Asian countries, but also to those from Europe, North America, and Africa.

Keywords

Earthquake geomorphology soil

Authors and affiliations

  • Masahiko Oya
    • 1
  1. 1.Nikken Consultants Inc.Waseda UniversityTokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-0961-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-3804-1
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0961-4
  • Series Print ISSN 1878-9897
  • Series Online ISSN 2213-6959
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