Japan Geoscience Union Meeting 2018

Session information

[EE] Oral

H (Human Geosciences) » H-DS Disaster geosciences

[H-DS08] Natural hazards impacts on the society, economics and technological systems

Wed. May 23, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM 301A (3F International Conference Hall, Makuhari Messe)

convener:ELENA PETROVA(Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Geography), Hajime Matsushima(Research Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University), Vivek Shandas, Chairperson:Petrova Elena, Matsushima Hajime

The decade between 2007 and 2017 set a record for the number and scale of natural disasters and demonstrates high vulnerability of human society. The most serious consequences have the so-called natural-technological disasters in which natural hazards trigger accidents at technology and infrastructure such as nuclear power and chemical plants, oil refineries and pipelines, buildings and roads. A distinctive feature of natural-technological events, such as of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, is their multi-hazard and synergistic nature, which creates cascading impacts, resulting in simultaneous occurrences of myriad catastrophes. The main goal of this multidisciplinary session is to summarize case studies of relationships between natural hazards and technological disasters, their social and economic consequences; and to encourage a discussion about tools and methods to prevent disasters and to minimize their consequences, disaster reconstruction, tourism for reconstruction, Eco-DRR, and green infrastructure.

Introduction (9:00 AM - 9:05 AM)

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

*Aurelia Dominique Hubert-Ferrari1, Laura Lamair1, Shinya Yamamoto2, Osamu Fujiwara3, Yusuke Yokoyama4, Stephen Obrachta5, Yosuke Miyairu4, Atsunori Nakamura3, Marc De Batist6, Vanessa M.A Heyvaert7, QuakeRecNankai Team6 (1.University of Liege, Department of Geography, Liege Belgium, 2.Mount Fuji Research Institute, Yamanashi Prefectural Government, Yamanashi, Japan, 3.National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan, 4.University of Tokyo, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute, Chiba, Japan, 5.Akita University, 6.Ghent University, Department of Geology, Ghent, Belgium, 7.Geological Survey of Belgium, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium)

Discussion (10:15 AM - 10:30 AM)




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