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These are analyses of a particular place or set of places. These studies should be focused on climate or enivironmental vulnerability as related to climate geography and the characteristics of the people and places within exposed areas. These studies could be sectoral (i.e. water infrastructure) or cross-cutting (i.e. poverty, development, general vulnerability).

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    DEM has been widely used for hydrological analysis. With ASTER DEM available, the higher resolution of 30m by 30m elevation data make the hydrological and flood risk analysis applicable at regional level. For example, Thanapakpawin et...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 8:16 pm
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    To map flood risk area, cells were defined as river by setting a flow accumulation threshold of 10 km2. This threshold was specified by taking references of previous research which has been done, e.g. Brakebill and Preston, 2003, Arthu...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 8:25 pm
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    We digitized three hazard risk maps - flood, drought and landslide risk for Semarang study area. The original risk images we used to digitize were derived from Indonesian National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB) in jpg format. Fi...
    Sainan Zhang | December 17, 2012, 9:03 pm
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    Creating a Village Risk Hazard Index by Amy Kracker Selzer, College of William and Mary Building on Sainan's "Digitize a JPG Picture" post below, this post discusses the creation of a village-level risk hazard index. In her post, Sai...
    Amy Kracker Selzer | February 28, 2013, 7:16 pm
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    by Amy Kracker Selzer, College of William and Mary On the “methods” page, I discussed the creation of a village-level risk hazard index. This index aggregates information about the geographic distribution of risk for flooding, lan...
    Amy Kracker Selzer | March 14, 2013, 3:02 pm
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