H (Human Geosciences )
» H-DS Disaster geosciences
[H-DS15] Human environment and disaster risk
Thu. May 30, 2019 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM
convener:Tatsuto Aoki(School of Regional Development Studies, Kanazawa University), Hisao Kondo(Geological Survey of Japan, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology), Chairperson:Tatsuto Aoki(金沢大学地域創造学類)
This session discusses disaster risks being inherent in the natural and human environment, which sometimes happen to appear at a disaster, from the viewpoint of not only natural sciences but also social and human sciences. Examples of discussion subjects are as follows: uncertainty of forecasting disaster and problems of huge disaster with low frequency that raised from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, the methodology for improving hazard maps, national recovery plans considering probable changes or sustainability of the society, international cooperation for disaster mitigation, problems of active faults or liquefaction, adjusting disaster mitigation plan to the regional characteristics, technical development for supporting disaster prevention, education for the disaster mitigation.