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Mapping hazard risk: A case study of Ubatuba, Brazil
Steep slopes in subtropical zones are always at risk from landslides. The risk greatly increases when there is rapid, unplanned urban growth. This has happened at Ubatuba on the Brazilian coast - tourism-related development ...
Methodological aspects for modeling the environmental risk of transporting hazardous materials by road
The main objective of this paper is to establish the procedures necessary to the development of a model for the environmental risk assessment of accidents involving Transporting Hazardous Materials by Road (THMR). Quantifying ...
Hazard, vulnerability and coastal erosion risk assessment in Necochea Municipality, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina
This contribution determines the coastal erosion risk of Necochea and Quequén cities, Necochea Municipality, Buenos Aires Province (Argentina). Both risk components, hazard and vulnerability, were assessed by the construction ...
Lahar simulation at active volcanoes of the Southern Andes: implications for hazard assessment
Lahars are catastrophic events that have the potential to cause the loss of life and damage to infrastructure over inhabited areas. Consequently the zoning of associated hazards is a critical task. We evaluated the lahar ...
Assessing groundwater pollution hazard changes under different socio-economic and environmental scenarios in an agricultural watershed
(Elsevier Science, 2015-05)
This paper proposes a modeling approach for assessing changes in groundwater pollution hazard under two different socio-economic and environmental scenarios: The first one considers an exponential growth of agriculture ...
Residuos hospitalarios peligrosos en un centro de alta complejidad
(Sociedad Médica de Santiago, 2007)
Acid gas hazards in the crater of Villarrica volcano (Chile)
(Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN), 2004)
Decision support model for assessing aquifer pollution hazard and prioritizing groundwater resources management in the wet Pampa plain, Argentina
This paper gives an account of the implementation of a decision support system for assessing aquifer pollution hazard and prioritizing subwatersheds for groundwater resources management in the southeastern Pampa plain of ...
Application of the composite maps method for landslide susceptibility assessment and its potential use for other natural risk analyses
(Universidad de Chile, 2013)
Composite maps have previously been applied to paleogeographic reconstructions and as an aid to mineral exploration. However, because they can combine different criteria that are used in risk and feasibility assessment ...