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Peer-reviewed Article
In Progress in Disaster Science
Author:
Ram
Avtar
Abhijit
Mukherjee
Md. Nasif
Ahsan
Duc
Cong Hiep Nguyen
Hong Quan
Nguyen
Rajib
Shaw
Binaya Kumar
Mishra
Rapid global changes (population growth, urbanization and frequent extreme weather conditions) have cumulatively affected local water bodies and resulted in unfavorable hydrological, ecological, and environmental changes in the major river systems. Particularly, communities in isolated riverine islands are heavily affected due to their poor...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Progress in Disaster Science
The phenomenon of regional and global integration has resulted in natural hazards and climate change impacts in one country affecting people and countries far away. This phenomenon of globalization of local risks has long been known but has not received much attention. With greater regional integration and greater impacts of climate change, these...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Development Cooperation Review
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has emerged as one of the severe and important health disasters during recent times. The impacts of the COVID-19 have spanned across the globe and rightly qualify to be a transboundary disaster. When looked through the lens of transboundary risks, COVID-19 is not the first of its kind. Health and non-health...
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Non Peer-reviewed Article
In 海外の森林と林業
Author:
基志
平塚
最近、地球温暖化対策において森林を含めた土地 利用分野の重要性が強調されている。2015 年の国 連気候変動枠組条約の第21 回締約国会議(COP 21)で採択されたパリ協定では、気温上昇を工業化 以前と比較して2℃ないしは1.5℃上昇までに抑えることが長期目標として合意された。これを受け、 IPCC が2018 年に公表した「1.5℃特別報告書」1)で は、目標達成のためにはすべての部門で従来にない 大規模なGHG 排出削減が必要であるが、それだけ では不十分で、森林等の吸収源を同時に活用する必 要性が示された。それに続いて2019 年に公表され た「気候変動と土地に関する特別報告書」2)を森林分野について要約すれば、現在は大きな排出源となっている天然林の減少を抑制し、2050 年までに...
Commissioned Report
The increasing frequency of heavy rainfalls and severe typhoons is said to be caused by the adverse effects of climate change. Among various climate change risks, physical damages by natural disasters in Japan are increasingly being acknowledged by the public and have been investigated in many studies. However, studies from overseas have pointed...
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Book
Author:
Alexandros
Gasparatos
Abubakari
Ahmed
Merle
Naidoo
Alice
Karanja
Kensuke
Fukushi
The aim of this 2-volume book is to highlight how Sustainability Science approaches can help solve some of the pervasive challenges that Africa faces. The volumes collect a number of local case studies throughout Africa that adopt transdisciplinary and problem-oriented research approaches using methodologies from the natural and the social sciences...
Book
Author:
Binaya
Kumar Mishra
Shamik
Chakraborty
Chitresh
Saraswat
This book presents solutions to address water security in rapidly urbanizing cities, and explores the new paradigms of water security in changing contexts. Highlighting the latest developments in water research, changes in water policy, and current discourses on water security, the book also provides information and tools for local stakeholders...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability Science
Author:
Chun Sheng
Goh
Yoshiki
Yamagata
The concept of sustainability science is paramount to establish a development thinking with deep and thorough considerations of hybridized on-ground realities shaped by the interplay of energy, land, economic, and climatic elements. This special feature intends to engage sustainability science in understanding the role of bioenergy in sustainable...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Geomorphology
Author:
Haireti
Alifu
Jean-Francois
Vuillaume
Yukiko
Hirabayashi
Debris cover on glacier surfaces hampers the accurate detection of debris-covered ice using traditional techniques based on image band ratios. Therefore, this study tests a new automatic classification scheme for hierarchical mapping of glacier surfaces based on machine learning classifiers including k-nearest neighbors (KNN), support vector...
Book Series
Editor:
Anil Kumar
Gupta
Akhilesh Surjan
Disaster Management is an emerging discipline of higher education, research and practice. Over years’, interrelation between environment, climate change and disasters have attained significant recognition. Environmental and anthropogenic factors are known key attributes of both hazard-risk and vulnerability and, therefore, are critically important...
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