Combining criteria for delineating lahar- and flash-flood-prone hazard and risk zones for the city of Arequipa, Peru

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Thouret, Jean-Claude; Enjolras, G.; Martelli, K.; Santoni, O.; Luque, A.; Nagata, M.; Arguedas, A.; Macedo, L.;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Copernicus Publications
  • Journal: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (issn: 1561-8633, eissn: 1684-9981)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5194/nhess-13-339-2013
  • Subject: G | [ SPI.GCIV.RISQ ] Engineering Sciences [physics]/Civil Engineering/Risques | Geography. Anthropology. Recreation | QE1-996.5 | Geology | TD1-1066 | [SDE.MCG]Environmental Sciences/Global Changes | [SPI.GCIV.RISQ]Engineering Sciences [physics]/Civil Engineering/Risques | GE1-350 | [SDU.STU.VO]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Volcanology | [SDU.OTHER]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Other | Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering | Environmental sciences | [SDU.STU.GM]Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Earth Sciences/Geomorphology | [ SDU.OTHER ] Sciences of the Universe [physics]/Other

Arequipa, the second largest city in Peru, is exposed to many natural hazards, most notably earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, lahars (volcanic debris flows), and flash floods. Of these, lahars and flash floods, triggered by occasional torrential rainfall, pos... View more
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