Search for dissertations about: "natural disaster science methods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the words natural disaster science methods.

  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. Microfluidics Separation and Analysis of Biological Particles

    Author : Jason Beech; Fasta tillståndets fysik; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Point-of-care; Lab-on-a-chip; Microfluidics; Separation science; Deterministic Lateral Displacement; morphology; deformability; Fysicumarkivet A:2011:Beech;

    Abstract : In the last decade, powerful communication and information technology in the form of the mobile phone has been put into the hands of more than 50% of the global population. In stark contrast, a lack of access to medical diagnostic technology with which to diagnose both communicable and non-communicable diseases will mean that many of these people will die of easily treatable conditions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hydro-Climatic Variability and Change in Central America : Supporting Risk Reduction Through Improved Analyses and Data

    Author : Beatriz Quesada-Montano; Sven Halldin; Hugo G. Hidalgo; Ida K. Westerberg; Fredrik Wetterhall; Denis Hughes; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Central America; climate variability; disaster risk reduction; droughts; drought indices; floods; hydrological model; process constraints; statistical downscaling; uncertainty; ungauged basins; water resources.; Hydrology; Hydrologi;

    Abstract : Floods and droughts are frequent in Central America and cause large social, economic and environmental impacts. A crucial step in disaster risk reduction is to have a good understanding of the causing mechanisms of extreme events and their spatio-temporal characteristics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Visualisation and Generalisation of 3D City Models

    Author : Bo Mao; Yifang Ban; Lars Harrie; Monika Sester; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; 3D city models; Visualisation; CityGML; X3D; Generalisation; Aggregation; Typification; Quality evaluation; Information technology; Informationsteknik; SRA - E-vetenskap SeRC ; SRA - E-Science SeRC ;

    Abstract : 3D city models have been widely used in different applications such as urban planning, traffic control, disaster management etc. Effective visualisation of 3D city models in various scales is one of the pivotal techniques to implement these applications. READ MORE

  5. 5. Global Pose Estimation from Aerial Images : Registration with Elevation Models

    Author : Bertil Grelsson; Michael Felsberg; Per-Erik Forssén; Kalle Åström; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Over the last decade, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has increased drastically. Originally, the use of these aircraft was mainly military, but today many civil applications have emerged. READ MORE