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Early Warning Systems A State of the Art Analysis and Future Directions

2012 Environmental Development  
The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)-Ice Concentration and Snow Extent provides near real-time data on daily global ice concentration and snow coverage.  ...  Information is now available in a near-real-time mode from a variety of sources at global and local levels.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.envdev.2012.09.004 pmid:34171006 pmcid:PMC7148997 fatcat:3hwnwbdwjrdxbfs7cwmbndwbjm

Integrated urban services: Experience from four cities on different continents

Alexander Baklanov, Beatriz Cárdenas, Tsz-cheung Lee, Sylvie Leroyer, Valery Masson, Luisa T. Molina, Tanya Müller, Chao Ren, Felix R. Vogel, James A. Voogt
2020 Urban Climate  
The aggregate main joint similarities of the IUS in these cities and synergy of the cities' experience, achievements and research findings are presented, as well as identification of existing gaps in knowledge  ...  Rapid urbanization combined with climate change necessitates new types of urban services that make best use of science and technology.  ...  Support of the WMO and the International Association for Urban Climate (IAUC) in organization of the Session are also acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.uclim.2020.100610 pmid:32289009 pmcid:PMC7118613 fatcat:r6hnkbyzorcpbdhdqtc3qaxkpq

Geoinformation Technologies in Support of Environmental Hazards Monitoring under Climate Change: An Extensive Review

Andreas Tsatsaris, Kleomenis Kalogeropoulos, Nikolaos Stathopoulos, Panagiota Louka, Konstantinos Tsanakas, Demetrios E. Tsesmelis, Vassilios Krassanakis, George P. Petropoulos, Vasilis Pappas, Christos Chalkias
2021 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
This review attempts to mark the most devastating geo-hazards from the view of environmental monitoring, covering the state of the art in the use of geospatial technologies in that respect.  ...  The review highlights the potential and increasing added value of geographic information as a means to support environmental monitoring in the face of climate change.  ...  Figure 4 . 4 An example of integration of GIS and Earth Observation (EO) for frost monitoring [158] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi10020094 fatcat:fv5r5ilqq5dpvaqiayyzeaggku

Recent changes in the fire regime across the North American boreal region—Spatial and temporal patterns of burning across Canada and Alaska

Eric S. Kasischke, Merritt R. Turetsky
2006 Geophysical Research Letters  
Provide outreach and consistent information on climate change mitigation technology and regulatory guidance to industry and the public.  ...  Provide a primary point of contact for federal agencies addressing climate change in Alaska.  ...  Asian long-horned beetles, found for the first time in Worcester, Massachusetts in August, 2008, now threaten the maple trees of New England and eastern Canada.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2006gl025677 fatcat:cuzlhkn7cfaxhcephznaxxsp64

Editorial to the special issue on natural hazards and risk research in Russia

Sven Fuchs, Alexandr Shnyparkov, Vincent Jomelli, Nikolay Kazakov, Sergey Sokratov
2017 Natural Hazards  
The contributions of this special issue are centered on Russian natural hazard and risk research in the territory of the Russian Federation and the former Soviet Union.  ...  international hazard community will be of vital interest and will provide substantial added value to the progress in natural hazard and risk research.  ...  The support of the Russian Science Foundation Grant No. 16-17-00104 ''Snow avalanches and debris flows risk at the territory of Russia: estimation, forecast and mitigation measures'' is highly appreciated  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11069-017-2976-2 fatcat:dky2ztvpc5h6nl6gtcj2h44p2e

Preface: Advances in meteorological hazards and extreme events

Panagiotis T. Nastos, Nicolas R. Dalezios
2016 Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences  
in an integrated manner.  ...  The term environmental hazard has the advantage of including a wide variety of hazard types ranging from natural (geophysical) events, through technological (man-made) events to social (human behaviour  ...  The authors of this review article would like to thank the authors and co-authors of the papers included in this special issue, as well as the anonymous reviewers for their valuable comments and recommendations  ... 
doi:10.5194/nhess-16-1259-2016 fatcat:mku5f3qyarffrmfpod6pxxaeiq

Integrated policies for environmental resilience and sustainability

J. Hunt
2009 Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers : Bridge Engineering  
The expansion of environmental monitoring by Earth-observing satellites 54, 55 is providing more openly available data. 56 For predicting the impacts of changing environmental risks associated with global  ...  methods for different hazards, as well as how they are dealt with by organisations. 28 Depending on the particular environment, real-time forecasts for imminent hazards are a practical possibility over  ... 
doi:10.1680/ensu.2009.162.3.155 fatcat:wwxfzifqfbh4lhoxhbpvpgz5iq

Multiscale Forecasting of High-Impact Weather: Current Status and Future Challenges

Sharanya J. Majumdar, Juanzhen Sun, Brian Golding, Paul Joe, Jimy Dudhia, Olivier Caumont, Krushna Chandra Gouda, Peter Steinle, Béatrice Vincendon, Jianjie Wang, Nusrat Yussouf
2020 Bulletin of The American Meteorological Society - (BAMS)  
Capsule Summary The WMO HIWeather Multiscale Hazard Forecasting project members and collaborators review the current status and future challenges in Observations, Nowcasting, Data Assimilation, Ensemble  ...  Forecasting, and Coupled Hazard Modeling.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We are grateful to Jeff Waldstreicher and three anonymous reviewers for their constructive comments and criticisms, which substantially improved the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1175/bams-d-20-0111.1 fatcat:e6ptichjcrcm7ls4ux5it5rsnu

Hydroclimatic Variability and Predictability: A Survey of Recent Research

Randal D. Koster, Alan K. Betts, Paul A. Dirmeyer, Marc Bierkens, Katrina E. Bennett, Stephen J. Déry, Jason Evans, Rong Fu, Felipe Hernandez, L. Ruby Leung, Xu Liang, Muhammad Masood (+3 others)
2017 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions  
Recent research in large-scale hydroclimatic variability is surveyed, focusing on five topics: (i) variability in general, (ii) droughts, (iii) floods, (iv) land-atmosphere interactions, and (v) hydroclimatic  ...  Each surveyed topic is supplemented by illustrative examples of recent research, as presented at a 2016 symposium honoring the career of Professor Eric Wood.  ...  Ruby Leung's contribution was supported by the US Department of Energy (DOE) Biological and Environment Research Regional as part of the Global and Regional  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-2017-122 fatcat:5zm4tylbdbcjlaag4zeghzjxfa

Arctic Change and Coastal Communities: Overview of the Coastal Zone Canada Conference, Tuktoyaktuk, August 2006

Jack Mathias, Burton Ayles, Sherrie Blakney, Tony Charles, Helen Fast, Peter Irniq
2009 Arctic  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank the following sponsors for their support of the CZC'06 Conference: Aklak Air; Arctic Nature Tours; Arctic Rim; Arctic  ...  One study linked traditional knowledge to weather conditions in an ice-monitoring program to improve the predictability of safe ice conditions (Tremblay et al., 2008) . • New technologies of seabed mapping  ...  internationally, as well as a large sector of the scientific community, are supporting and endorsing it: The forecasts for continued reduction in the ice cover and the probable effects on the indigenous  ... 
doi:10.14430/arctic95 fatcat:zbytbvvjbbe73bky4g6jqp4tuu

GAC-MAC 2021 London Joint Annual Meeting: Abstracts, Volume 44

Andrew Kerr
2021 Geoscience Canada  
Centered over a volcanogenic massive sulphide ore deposit in west-central Newfoundland, the abandoned Gullbridge mine produced 94,000 tonnes of copper concentrate from 2.8 million tonnes of ore from 1967  ...  The tailings facility employs an earth-filled dam separating a valley impoundment reservoir, containing 1.8 million m 3 of subaqueously deposited copper tailings, from an adjacent wetland.  ...  With the creation of the National Volcanic Network, 45 of them are monitored in real-time through the Volcanic Observatory of the Southern Andes (OVDAS, acronym in Spanish).  ... 
doi:10.12789/geocanj.2021.48.181 fatcat:fckev3h45jgxhnwbgkvcbacpcq

Hydroclimatic variability and predictability: a survey of recent research

Randal D. Koster, Alan K. Betts, Paul A. Dirmeyer, Marc Bierkens, Katrina E. Bennett, Stephen J. Déry, Jason P. Evans, Rong Fu, Felipe Hernandez, L. Ruby Leung, Xu Liang, Muhammad Masood (+3 others)
2017 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences  
</strong> Recent research in large-scale hydroclimatic variability is surveyed, focusing on five topics: (i) variability in general, (ii) droughts, (iii) floods, (iv) land–atmosphere coupling, and (v)  ...  Each surveyed topic is supplemented by illustrative examples of recent research, as presented at a 2016 symposium honoring the career of Professor Eric Wood.  ...  Ruby Leung's contribution was supported by the US Department of Energy (DOE) Biological and Environment Research Regional as part of the Global and Regional  ... 
doi:10.5194/hess-21-3777-2017 pmid:29983506 pmcid:PMC6031933 fatcat:wsi3l6y65nc27hac3of6wtnqam

Sea-level rise and resilience in Vietnam and the Asia-Pacific: A synthesis

Luc Hens, Nguyen An Thinh, Tran Hong Hanh, Ngo Sy Cuong, Tran Dinh Lan, Nguyen Van Thanh, Dang Thanh Le
2018 Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences  
The hazards of SLR related floods increase fastest in urban areas.  ...  An integrated combination of mitigation, adaptation and resilience measures is currently considered as the most indicated way to resist SLR today and in the near future.References Aerts J.C.J.H., Hassan  ...  The surface of this urban land, worldwide, exposed to flood hazards is expected to increase 2.7 times by 2030 .  ... 
doi:10.15625/0866-7187/40/2/11107 fatcat:khvqrvfbsrfthgvpbk6hzstlja

Climate Risk Management Approaches in the Electricity Sector: Lessons from Early Adapters [chapter]

Pierre Audinet, Jean-Christophe Amado, Ben Rabb
2014 Weather Matters for Energy  
Further, most of this research is concentrated for the most part in the developed world and on a handful of climate change impacts.  ...  Analysis of early adapters in the electricity sector offers a number of useful lessons for power utilities, regulators and stakeholders in thedeveloping world, for instance: (i) joint efforts between the  ...  • What aspects of weather do we need to monitor in real-time to warn about extreme weather events for situational awareness and response purposes in the control rooms and customer nerve centers?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-9221-4_2 fatcat:43vuxveelvhzjkrx6cyeuurn34

Characterization of Modern and Historical Seismic–Tsunamic Events, and Their Global–Societal Impacts

Yildirim Dilek, Yujiro Ogawa, Yasukini Okubo
2021 Geological Society Special Publication  
The chapters in this book present case studies of some of the most salient earthquake and tsunami events in historical and modern times, their origins and manifestations, and efforts and most effective  ...  and to prepare realistic and practical hazard mitigation and management measures.  ...  Acknowledgements We express our sincere thanks to all of the contributors to this book and thank all the reviewers who provided thoughtful and timely comments on all chapters in it.  ... 
doi:10.1144/sp501-2021-17 fatcat:puzzi75qa5dp5hn4w4x7negnlq
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