Articles | Volume 21, issue 2
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 823–835, 2021
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 823–835, 2021

Research article 02 Mar 2021

Research article | 02 Mar 2021

Land subsidence due to groundwater pumping: hazard probability assessment through the combination of Bayesian model and fuzzy set theory

Huijun Li et al.

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We propose a method that integrates fuzzy set theory and a weighted Bayesian model to evaluate the hazard probability of land subsidence based on Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar technology. The proposed model can represent the uncertainty and ambiguity in the evaluation process, and results can be compared to traditional qualitative methods.
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