Search for dissertations about: "data-scarce areas"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words data-scarce areas.

  1. 1. Geographical Distribution of Disasters Caused by Natural Hazards in Data-scarce Areas : Methodological exploration on the Samala River catchment, Guatemala

    Author : Agnes Jane Soto Gómez; Veijo Pohjola; Allan Rodhe; Giuliano di Baldassarre; Günter Blöschl; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; natural disasters; Guatemala; data-scarce areas; natural disaster science methods; natural disaster maps; Geovetenskap med inriktning mot naturgeografi; Earth Science with specialization in Physical Geography;

    Abstract : An increasing trend in both the number of disasters and affected people has been observed, especially during the second half of the 20th century. The physical, economic and social impact that natural hazards have had on a global scale has prompted an increasing interest of governments, international institutions and the academia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Flood Hazard Assessment in Data-Scarce Basins : Use of alternative data and modelling techniques

    Author : Diana Fuentes-Andino; Sven Halldin; Chong-Yu Xu; Keith Beven; Giuliano Di Baldassarre; Wouter Buytaert; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Central America; floods; data scarcity; data quality; uncertainty analysis; regionalisation; flood frequency analysis; GLUE; hydraulic modelling; rainfall-runoff modeling; TOPMODEL; LISFLOOD-FP; GRADEX; index-flood; Muskingum-Cunge-Todini flow routing; Mellanamerika; högflöde; datakvalitet; osäkerhetsanalys; regionalisering; frekvensanalys av högflöden; GLUE; hydraulisk modellering; nederbörds-avrinningsmodeller; TOPMODEL; LISFLOOD-FP; GRADEX; indexflöde; Muskingum-Cunge-Todini flödessvarstid; Central América; inundaciones; escasez de datos; calidad de los datos; análisis de incertidumbre; regionalización; análisis de frequencia de inundación; GLUE; modelación hidraulica; modelo de lluvia-escorrentía; TOPMODEL; LISFLOOD-FP; GRADEX; índice de inundación; Muskingum-Cunge-Todini rutina de propagación de flujo;

    Abstract : Flooding is of great concern world-wide, causing damage to infrastructure, property and loss of life. Low-income countries, in particular, can be negatively affected by flood events due to their inherent vulnerabilities. Moreover, data to perform studies for flood risk management in low-income regions are often scarce or lacking sufficient quality. READ MORE