Articles | Volume 21, issue 5
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1495–1511, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1495-2021

Special issue: Remote sensing and Earth observation data in natural hazard...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1495–1511, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-21-1495-2021

Research article 12 May 2021

Research article | 12 May 2021

HazMapper: a global open-source natural hazard mapping application in Google Earth Engine

Corey M. Scheip and Karl W. Wegmann

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HazMapper v1.0 source code Corey M. Scheip and Karl W. Wegmann https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4103348

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For many decades, natural disasters have been monitored by trained analysts using multiple satellite images to observe landscape change. This approach is incredibly useful, but our new tool, HazMapper, offers researchers and the scientifically curious public a web-accessible cloud-based tool to perform similar analysis. We intend for the tool to both be used in scientific research and provide rapid response to global natural disasters like landslides, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions.
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