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Reliability and factorial validity of a questionnaire to assess organophosphate pesticide exposure to agricultural workers in Maule, Chile
(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2019)
© 2018, © 2018 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. The aim was to evaluate the reliability and validity of a questionnaire to assess organophosphate pesticide (OP) exposure ...
Integrating multivariate and geostatistical analyses for assessing the socio-environmental vulnerability of children in the vicinity of a contaminated site
(Taylor and Francis Ltd., 2018)
© 2018, © 2018 Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group. Vulnerability assessments are commonly based on complex indices that may be inappropriate for characterizing risks in small groups of people exposed to ...
Mapping global patterns of drought risk: An empirical framework based on sub-national estimates of hazard, exposure and vulnerability
A global map of drought risk has been elaborated at the sub-national administrative level. The motivation for this study is the observation that little research and no concerted efforts have been made at the global level ...
Analyzing recurrent events when the history of previous episodes is unknown or not taken into account: proceed with caution Análisis de eventos recurrentes cuando la historia de episodios previos es desconocida o no se tiene en cuenta: proceder con cautel
(Ediciones Doyma, S.L., 2017)
© 2016 SESPAS Objective Researchers in public health are often interested in examining the effect of several exposures on the incidence of a recurrent event. The aim of the present study is to assess how well the common-baseline ...
Tsunamigenic, earthquake-triggered rock slope failures during the April 21, 2007 Aisén earthquake, southern Chile (45.5°S)
(Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN), 2009)
Trust and risk perception of natural hazards: implications for risk preparedness in Chile
It has been found that both preparedness for disasters and public response are significantly influenced by risk perceptions and trust in authorities and experts. Although Chile is a country with a long history of natural ...
A climate change vulnerability index and case study in a Brazilian Coastal City
Coastal areas are highly susceptible to the effects of climate change, particularly to sea-level rise and extreme rainfall events, resulting in increased social and environmental vulnerabilities. In this context, the need ...
Identifying elements at risk from openstreetmap: the case of flooding
(The Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkPennsylvania, 2014-05-18)
The identification of elements at risk is an essential part in hazard risk assessment. Especially for recurring natural hazards like floods, an updated database with information about elements exposed to such hazards is ...