publication . Bachelor thesis . 2017

Flood vulnerability analysis for inland medium-sized cities: Guang’an as an example

Liang, Ting;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: KTH, Geoinformatik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Vulnerability studies look into the impact of hazard events on socio-ecological systems. Socio-ecological vulnerability is a very complex subject because it is not only a technical matter but also a social problem. Precise assessment of socio-ecological vulnerability can help people successfully reduce potential losses caused by disasters as well as provide decision support for decision makers to take different urban planning strategies in areas of different vulnerability levels when making development and construction.   In previous studies, the definition of vulnerability is vague, which leads to diverse vulnerability framework. Vulnerability assessment is haz...
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free text keywords: GIS, socio-ecological system, flood vulnerability, Environmental Sciences, Miljövetenskap
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