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Presentations and Papers

September 12-13, 2005  |   Chiba University    |  Japan

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This damage map shows damage caused by the tsunami in the community of Ban Nam Khem on the coast of Thailand.

Below are presentations from the Workshop in pdf format, and, where available, papers or abstracts.

Comments on the Emerging Role of Remote Sensing in Post-Disaster Response

M. Shinozuka, University of California, Irvine

The Need and Development for Dynamic Integrated GIS Enhancement and Support Tools (DIGEST) -- The Geospatial Project Management Tool (GeoProMT)

Chris S. Renschler and Laercio M. Namikawa, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA), University at Buffalo

3D Seismic Hazard and Risk Maps for Earthquake Awareness of Citizens with Aids of GIS and Remote Sensing Technologies 

Saburoh Midorikawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Investigating Urban Tsunami Damage in Thailand as a Function of Pre-tsunami Environmental Degradation, using Landsat 5 & Quickbird/IKONOS Imagery 

Beverley Adams, ImageCat, Inc.

Post Tsunami Survey for Hazard Map Development in Sri Lanka 

Srikantha Herath, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan

Remote Sensing Technology for Tsunami Diasters along the Andaman Sea, Thailand 

Supapis Polngam, Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (Public Organization): GISTDA, Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand

Comparison of Earthquake Damage Evaluation using Change Detection and Thematic Classification 

Kyu-Seok Woo, Ellen M. Rathje and Melba Crawford, University of Texas at Austin

Estimation of Landform Classification based on Land Use and its Change: Use of Object-based Classification and Altitude Data 

Shoichi Nakai and Jaegyu Bae, Chiba University

VIEWS™ Reconnaissance following Hurricane Katrina 

Charles K. Huyck, Beverley J. Adams, Michael Mio and Paul R. Amyx, ImageCat, Inc.

Remote Sensing, GIS, and Modeling Technologies Enhance the Synergic Capability to Comprehend the Impact of Great Tsunami Disaster 

Shunichi Koshimura, Disaster Control Research Center, Tohoku University, Japan

Geography, Disaster Recovery and Remote Sensing 

Arleen A. Hill and Lisa D. Keys-Mathews, the University of Memphis

Evaluation of Tsunami Damage in the Eastern Part of Sri Lanka due to the 2004 Sumatra Earthquake using High-Resolution Satellite Images

Hiroyuki Miura, A. Wijeyewickrema and S. Inoue, Tokyo Institue of Technology

SAR Image Power Calibration by Urban Texture: Application to the BAM Earthquake using Envisat Satellite ASAR Data 

Babak Mansouri, UCI/ImageCat, Inc; Masanobu Shinozuka, University of California, Irvine

Preliminary Results in Development of an Object-based Image Analysis Method for Earthquake Damage Assessment

T. Vu and M. Matsuoka, Earthquake Disaster Mitigation Res. Ctr. (EDM), NIED, Japan; F. Yamazaki, Chiba University

Katrina's Fury: An Assessment of Environmental Data Fusion for Rapid Large Scale Hurricane Damage Assessment Using Moderate Resolution Imagery 

Richard P. Watson, Theresa R. Watson, Enrique L. Montano, and Crystal M. Krause, CREATE: Center for Rapid Environmental Assessment and Terrain Evaluation, University of New Mexico

Airborne and Spaceborne Images for Earthquake Damage Detection of Expressways and Buildings 
(PDF 1.53 MB) | Paper

Yoshihisa Maruyama, Fumio Yamazaki and Yoshihisa Yano, Chiba University

Infrastructure Inventory Compilation using Single High-Resolution Satellite Images 

Pooya Sarabandi and Anne S. Kiremidjian, Stanford University; Beverley Adams and Ronald T. Eguchi, ImageCat, Inc.

Characteristics of Remote Sensing Images for the 2004 Niigata-ken Chuetsu Earthquake: Application of SAR Imagery for Earthquake Damage Detection 

Masashi Matsuoka and Kei Horie, EDM-NIED; Hiroshi Ohkura, NIED; and Fumio Yamazaki, Chiba University

An Urban Damage Scale based on Satellite and Airborne Imagery 

Ronald T. Eguchi, ImageCat, Inc.