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Cultural Adaptation in the era of Climate Change: An Ethnographic Study on the Resilience of Indigenous People at Chittagong Hill Tracts area in Bangladesh

Climate change has gained global recognition as one of the most urgent challenges in recent decades. Many indigenous people attempt to overcome great challenges in their lives by adhering to their cultural...

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Assessment of gully erosion susceptibility using four data-driven models AHP, FR, RF and XGBoosting machine learning algorithms

Gully erosion is a significant global threat to socioeconomic and environmental sustainability, making it a widespread natural hazard. Developing spatial models for gully erosion is crucial for local...

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The Aspects of Food Security and Subsistence Systems of Climate-Induced Hazards Affected Coastal People in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh

Climate change-induced hazards and environmental change pose great threats and vulnerabilities to the livelihoods and food security of forest-dependent coastal people in Bangladesh. Moreover, the recent...

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Global Impact of Urbanization on Ecosystems: A Comprehensive Bibliometric Analysis

This paper demonstrates a comprehensive assessment of bibliometric analysis of published research on the global impact of urbanization on environmental consequences. Scopus database was used to collect...

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Tunnelling-induced ground surface settlement: A comprehensive review with particular attention to artificial intelligence technologies

Shallow tunnels in urban areas are close to adjacent buildings and municipal pipelines. Ground surface settlement (GSS) due to tunnelling can cause damage to those infrastructures surrounded. Many methods...

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Evaluating multi-hazard risk associated with tropical cyclones using the fuzzy analytic hierarchy process model

Multi-hazard events have received attention globally due to their increasing frequency and severity in recent years. The coastal region of Bangladesh is particularly vulnerable to multi-hazard events...

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Characterizing egress components for wheelchair users in dormitory building fires

People with disabilities are among the most vulnerable groups in building fires. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, an estimated 700 home fires involve people with physical disabilities each...

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Flood susceptibility assessment using machine learning approach in the Mohana-Khutiya River of Nepal

Nepal, known for its challenging topography and fragile geology is confronted with the constant threat of floods leading to substantial socio-economic losses annually. However, the country's efforts...

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Remote sensing dynamic monitoring of the flood season area of Poyang Lake over the past two decades

Drought and flood disasters occur frequently in the Poyang Lake basin during the flood season, making it significantly important to monitor the lake's flood season area using time-series remote sensing....

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Remote sensing through the fog of war: Infrastructure damage and environmental change during the Russian-Ukrainian conflict revealed by open-access data

The Russian-Ukrainian conflict spawned a high-intensity war that shattered decades of peace in Europe. The use of drones and social media elevates open-source intelligence as a critical strategic asset....

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Gap between impact-based and impact forecast and warning: Implications for people-centric early warning system (EWS) in India

This paper explores the scope and potential of Impact-based Forecast and Warning (IbFW) services for hydro-meteorological hazards in India. It builds upon several global and national initiatives which...

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Landslide susceptibility zonation of a hilly region: A quantitative approach

Categorization of landslide susceptibility holds great significance in hilly regions as it is one of the regularly occurring natural hazards that brings massive devastation to life as well as property....

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Slope instabilities and evolution of tectonic geomorphology along the strike of the Main Boundary Thrust zone in the western Himalaya, India

The Main Boundary Thrust (MBT) and Main Boundary Fault (MBF) zones of the southeast Himachal Himalaya are susceptible to various types of mass movement. Several active and in-active landslides are observed...

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Comparative study on landslide susceptibility mapping based on different ratios of training samples and testing samples by using RF and FR-RF models

Evaluation of landslide susceptibility is essential to planning of land and space utilization. For this purpose, the paper presents a case study from Fugu County, Shaanxi Province, China. Firstly, the...

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Exploring potential glacial lakes using geo-spatial techniques in Eastern Hindu Kush Region, Pakistan

The study aimed to investigate the potential glacial lakes in response to climate change and the associated risk of glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs). Remote sensing data and GIS techniques were...

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Flood risk assessment of the population in Afghanistan: A spatial analysis of hazard, exposure, and vulnerability

Flooding is a recurrent and severe natural hazard in Afghanistan, exacerbated by climate change, and poses significant threats to human lives and livelihoods. The country's socioeconomic vulnerabilities...

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Forest fire in Thailand: Spatio-temporal distribution and future risk assessment

Understanding the spatiotemporal distribution of forest fires and future predictions is very important for management strategies. To identify the present status of forest fires in the Kingdom of Thailand...

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Accommodating uncertainty in soil erosion risk assessment: Integration of Bayesian belief networks and MPSIAC model

Accommodating uncertainty stands as one of the most salient challenges in the development of soil erosion assessment tools. We presented a novel approach integrating the Modified Pacific Southwest Inter-Agency...

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Flood risk mapping of the flood-prone Rangpur division of Bangladesh using remote sensing and multi-criteria analysis

Identification of potential flood risk areas is crucial to reduce flood damage for the frequently flooded and low-lying South Asian developing countries. The present study has prepared district-level...

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Effects of microplastics on soil physical, chemical and biological properties

Pollution from microplastics (MPs) is recognized as a significant new global change factor that may have an impact on ecosystem services and functions. Although it is known that soil ecosystems, especially...

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Urban stormwater management under various runoff conditions for Arba Minch town of southern Ethiopia

Ineffective urban stormwater management causes increased surface runoff, and impacts on infrastructure and human life. However, urban stormwater condition is not quantified in Arba Minch area, which...

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Multicriteria assessment of the response capability of urban emergency shelters: A case study in Beijing

Urban emergency shelters are pivotal for safety, with effective evaluation criteria enabling decision-makers to identify strengths and weaknesses, facilitating targeted enhancements. This study aims...

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Cold wave induced mortalities in Bangladesh: Spatiotemporal analysis of 20 years’ data, 2000–2019

The study aimed to explore the spatiotemporal patterns and characteristics of cold wave mortality in Bangladesh by developing a cold wave dataset using content analysis. Due to the absence of a formal...

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Desalination of oil field produced water using ion exchange system: As a remediation environmental hazard

In this study, a novel integrated ion exchange resin system has been developed to remove salts from hazardous wastewater. Amberlite IR 120 and amberlite IR 400 have been used as the cation exchange...

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