By Mahdi Hashemi, AliAsghar Alesheikh (auth.), Stan Geertman, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Fred Toppen (eds.)
The e-book includes leading edge examine awarded on the 14th convention of the organization of Geographic info Laboratories in Europe (AGILE), held in 2011 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The clinical papers hide a wide number of basic learn themes in addition to utilized learn in Geoinformation technology together with measuring spatiotemporal phenomena, caliber and semantics, spatiotemporal research, modeling and determination aid in addition to spatial details infrastructures. The e-book is aimed toward researchers, practitioners and scholars who paintings in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to Geoinformation technological know-how and technology.
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There is a large cluster of earthquakes at the eastern section of the Mosha fault. Spatio-Temporal Analysis of Theran’s Historical Earthquakes Trends 13 Fig. 8. The Ripley’s K function for earthquakes associated to the Mosha fault The magnitudes based on the occurrence date of earthquakes graph can show the chronological activities of the fault. Such a graph for the Mosha fault is shown in Figure 9. Fig. 9. The magnitudes based on the occurrence date of Mosha fault earthquakes There is a gap between 1973 and 1988 and another one between 1988 and 1998; the movements were not recorded during these periods.
We found the maximum levels that water can reach during the different events in each area. 5m up to 5m in the extreme event of a Category 5 storm. By an overlay of these results and the insured value of residential, industrial and commercial areas visualized on a GIS, we determined which current insured built-up areas are at risk of storm surge and estimated the economic insured value of the entire assets that are flooded by each storm surge category. These results are based on a very detailed economic database with a territorial scale of 100 and 500 square meters for the coastal area, and of 1 and 5 km for the hinterland.
Advancing Geoinformation Science for a Changing World by Mahdi Hashemi, AliAsghar Alesheikh (auth.), Stan Geertman, Wolfgang Reinhardt, Fred Toppen (eds.)