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10 Apr 2015
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Field survey report and satellite image interpretation of the 2013 Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

E. Mas, J. Bricker, S. Kure, B. Adriano, C. Yi, A. Suppasri, and S. Koshimura

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Barnes, C. F., Fritz, H. M., and Yoo, J.: Hurricane disaster assessment with image-driven data mining in high-resolution satellite imagery, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing: Special Issue: Remote Sensing for Major Disaster Prevention, Monit. Assess., 45, 1631–1640, 2007.
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Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Eastern Visayas islands of the Philippines on 8 November 2013. The International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS) at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, deployed several teams for damage recognition, relief support and collaboration with regard to this event. In this paper, we summarize the rapid damage assessment from satellite imagery conducted days after the event and report on the inundation measurements and damage surveyed in the field.
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