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Application of Machine Learning to Debris Flow Susceptibility Mapping along the China–Pakistan Karakoram Highway

Feng Qing, Yan Zhao, Xingmin Meng, Xiaojun Su, Tianjun Qi, Dongxia Yue
2020 Remote Sensing  
In this study, we used remote sensing, GIS, and machine learning techniques to map debris flow susceptibility along the Karakoram Highway in areas where observation data are scarce and difficult to obtain  ...  The ChinaPakistan Karakoram Highway is an important land route from China to South Asia and the Middle East via Pakistan.  ...  Acknowledgments: The DEM data were provided by the International Scientific and Technical Data Mirror Site, Computer Network Information Center, Chinese Academy of Sciences.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12182933 fatcat:zwcx5t7qxnbmbe52xsu7qpvzom

Geohazards Susceptibility Assessment along the Upper Indus Basin Using Four Machine Learning and Statistical Models

Hilal Ahmad, Chen Ningsheng, Mahfuzur Rahman, Md Monirul Islam, Hamid Reza Pourghasemi, Syed Fahad Hussain, Jules Maurice Habumugisha, Enlong Liu, Zheng Han, Huayong Ni, Ashraf Dewan
2021 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
The ChinaPakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project passes through the Karakoram Highway in northern Pakistan, which is one of the most hazardous regions of the world.  ...  This study assessed geohazards (landslides and debris flows) and developed susceptibility maps by considering four standalone machine-learning and statistical approaches, namely, Logistic Regression (LR  ...  The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project extends from China to Pakistan through this mountain range.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi10050315 fatcat:cwromp5a7rdllgnj5mqo337bnu

PS-InSAR-Based Validated Landslide Susceptibility Mapping along Karakorum Highway, Pakistan

Muhammad Afaq Hussain, Zhanlong Chen, Run Wang, Muhammad Shoaib
2021 Remote Sensing  
A comprehensive landslide inventory and a landslide susceptibility mapping (LSM) along the Karakorum Highway were created in recent research.  ...  Initially, 74 landslide locations were determined along the KKH to prepare the landslide inventory map using different data.  ...  Introduction The Karakoram Highway (KKH) connects the Middle East and South Asia with China through Pakistan [1, 2] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13204129 fatcat:d2vn5nvqp5dgnkfmxkpayvqhdy

Pastoralism And Rangeland Management In Mountain Areas In The Context Of Climate And Global Change ; Regional Workshop In Khorog And Kashgar, 14 - 21 July 2010

Hermann 1955 Kreutzmann
2011 Zenodo  
Consequently, Taxkorgan's location along the Karakoram Highway (KKH) and the "open-to-west" strategy in Kashi Prefecture has changed the local economy.  ...  Hundreds of lives and billions of dollars' worth of property and investments in high-cost infrastructure are lost in the region every year due to floods, landslides, debris flows and wild fires, along  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1038349 fatcat:kc2kr32h2jd6pkik3uwd76anfi

High Mountain Summit: Outcomes and Outlook

Carolina Adler, John Pomeroy, Rodica Nitu
2020
River basins with headwaters in the mountains supply freshwater to over half of humanity, thus mountains are often referred to as "the water towers" of the world.  ...  The WMO High Mountain Summit on 29-31 October 2019 concluded with a Call to Action and a roadmap of priority activities.  ...  in areas such as artificial intelligence and machine learning at scale.  ... 
doi:10.48350/151771 fatcat:pwotygqm35farlwgp74el7voqy

National ; Conference on Science of Climate Change and Earth's Sustainability: Issues and Challenges 'A Scientist-People Partnership' 12-14 September, 2011, Lucknow ; on Science of Climate Change and Earth's Sustainability: Issues and Challenges 'A Scientist-People Partnership'

Ii Patron, Conveners Bhattacharaya, Lucknow Satish, C Tripathi, Venkatesh Dutta, A Tangri, A Singh, Archana Gupta, C Nautiyal, Deepali Kapoor, M Yunus, Mukund Sharma (+12 others)
unpublished
The water mixed with debris converted into a fast moving mass of the muddy water with high velocities of flow, having great destruction potential as it flowed down the streams.  ...  However, the lesson learned from this has to be utilized to devise proper urban planning for the Leh area and no anthropogenic activity may be allowed along the stream courses.  ...  As per the definition of the World Health Organization (WHO), sustainable development means: "Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs  ... 
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