Articles | Volume 13, issue 5
Research article 22 May 2013
Research article | 22 May 2013
Integrated multi-criteria flood vulnerability approach using fuzzy TOPSIS and Delphi technique
G. Lee et al.
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Gyumin Lee, Kyung Soo Jun, and Minji Kang
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 19, 2767–2779,Short summary
This study proposes a system for the scientific selection of evaluation indices and priority areas for non-point source control. We developed a framework to prioritize catchments in terms of the risk of non-point source pollution considering the characteristics of polluted runoff from a non-point source using a multi-criteria decision-making method.
Kamal Ahmed, Dhanapala A. Sachindra, Shamsuddin Shahid, Mehmet C. Demirel, and Eun-Sung Chung
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 4803–4824,Short summary
This study evaluated the performance of 36 CMIP5 GCMs in simulating seasonal precipitation and maximum and minimum temperature over Pakistan using spatial metrics (SPAtial EFficiency, fractions skill score, Goodman–Kruskal's lambda, Cramer's V, Mapcurves, and Kling–Gupta efficiency) for the period 1961–2005. NorESM1-M, MIROC5, BCC-CSM1-1, and ACCESS1-3 were identified as the most suitable GCMs for simulating all three climate variables over Pakistan.
G. Lee, K. S. Jun, and E.-S. Chung
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 863–874,Short summary
This study proposes an improved group decision making (GDM) framework that combines VIKOR method with data fuzzification to quantify the spatial flood vulnerability, including multiple criteria. The combination of the GDM approach with the fuzzy VIKOR method can provide robust prioritization because it actively reflects the opinions of various groups and considers uncertainty in the input data.
J. H. Sung and E.-S. Chung
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3341–3351,