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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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Unravelling Bangalore's air quality during the second wave: Multifaceted analysis of COVID-19 lockdown impact

This study assesses the impact of the second wave COVID-19 lockdown (March–June 2021) on air pollution levels in Bangalore, India, using real-time data from eight CPCB monitoring stations across the...

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Forest fire estimation and risk prediction using multispectral satellite images: Case study

Forest fires are increasing in terms of number, size, and extent which have a growing influence on the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The economy and ecology of Northeast India...

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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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Trend analysis of the extreme rainfall indices from Lake Tana Sub-Basin of the Upper Blue Nile, Ethiopia

Ethiopia is among the African nations most susceptible to climate change because of its frequent droughts and heavy rainfall. Therefore, hydrological and water management problems require an investigation...

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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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Irshalwadi landslide in Western Ghats of India: Observations from precursory slope movement, rainfall and soil moisture

The Western Ghats of India, a UNESCO world heritage site, is gradually becoming a hotspot for catastrophic landslides. On July 19, 2023, the entire Irshalwadi village in the Raigad district of Maharashtra,...

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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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Sustainable flood hazard mapping with GLOF: A Google Earth Engine approach

This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of Google Earth Engine (GEE) in mapping floods and their aftermath, focusing on the recent event caused by cloud burst rainfall and glacial lake outburst flood...

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Assessing vulnerability of fishermen communities in coastal Bangladesh: A “climate vulnerability index”- based study in Assasuni Upazila, Satkhira, Bangladesh

Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI) is developed to measure the susceptibility of communities to climate change using a case study. The index includes factors for each of the three aspects of vulnerability,...

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Several strong historical earthquakes during Ming and Qing Dynasties and their effects to local reconstruction at Southern Shanxi Province, North China: Insight from the Chinese literature

The dissection of related Chinese literature of historical strong earthquakes is very important for formulating effective disaster mitigation measures. During the Ming and Qing Dynasties (AD 1368–1910)...

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Report on the 2023 Annual Academic Conference of the Committee on Earthquake Hazard Chain, Seismological Society of China, 23–24 October 2023, Beijing, China

The 2023 Annual Academic Conference of the Committee on Earthquake Hazard Chain, Seismological Society of China was held on 23–24 October 2023 in Beijing, China, with the theme of theoretical research,...

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Preliminary research on the damage to ancient buildings and cultural relics caused by the 1927 Gulang M 8.0 earthquake, Northwest China

Ancient buildings are priceless cultural relics of human. As a historic and cultural city in China, Wuwei is adorned with ancient buildings that serve as beautiful scenery and valuable cultural resources....

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Assessment of the extreme sand/dust storm disaster in North China on March 26th, 1862

Case studies of extreme sand/dust storm disasters in history are crucial for better understanding of sand/dust storm, whereas the bottleneck is lack of data. This paper attempts to reconstruct and assess...

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Assessing loess landslide volume using high-precision UAV-derived DEM: A case study of the 15 March 2019 landslide in Zaoling Township, Xiangning County in North China

Landslides pose significant hazards on China's Loess Plateau, potentially resulting in catastrophic consequences for human life and property. A prompt assessment of landslide disasters is crucial in...

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The magnitude 6.1 earthquake at the border between China and Kazakhstan on December 1st, 2003, and its seismic damage characteristics

The magnitude 6.1 earthquake that occurred on December 1, 2003, at the border between China and Kazakhstan marked the first significant earthquake in the central Tianshan region of this century. This...

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