Use of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Technologies in Disaster Management, especially Earthquakes

With each passing day, catastrophe risk for urban regions of the world is increasing

Orhan Altan

2006

Scholarcy highlights

  • With each passing day, catastrophe risk for urban regions of the world is increasing
  • Mega cities created by the rapid urbanization and development in unsafe areas led to far greater losses experienced in the past
  • Geodetic science plays an important role in the earthquake research
  • Apart from that, documentation of damage effects was not detailed and could only be carried out on the spot of a disaster

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