Natural hazards’ impact on natural and built heritage and infrastructure in urban and rural zones
Natural hazards’ impact on natural and built heritage and infrastructure in urban and rural zones
Editor(s): Maria Bostenaru Dan, Adrian Ibric, Mara Popescu, Orsolya Kegyes-Brassai, Margherita D. Ayala, Cerasella Crăciun, and Animesh Gain
The session welcomes papers dealing with disaster impact on architecture, landscape, urban and cross-border areas, territory, natural (protected) areas, and infrastructure, including but not limited to the following:
  • digital photographic or 3D models reflecting the pre-disaster state of affected areas, for example before and after disaster or before and after reconstruction surveys;
  • decision methods to balance between the (landscape) architecture–artistic–historic value and vulnerability in order to select appropriate preventive retrofit or post-disaster repair methods;
  • ways to consider regional characteristics when selecting prevention measures or when rebuilding after disaster;
  • local culture in vernacular architecture based on historic disaster experience;
  • illustration of historic disasters in image and photography;
  • post-disaster planning interventions (restructuring, reconstruction, reconfiguration, revitalization, renaturation, restoration, etc.), which lead to the positive/negative transformation of a landscape, an urban area, or an architectural (heritage) construction;
  • mapping techniques of landmark perception for consideration in reconstruction after disaster;
  • cultural landscape elements and associated genius loci – the memory of a place, architectural construction, urban area, landscape, or territory that went through a disaster or that developed as a result of post-disaster planning operations;
  • nature-based solutions for disaster resilience, including climate change effects;
  • urban wildland interfaces for the forest and natural protected areas in the city and urban water interfaces, adapting in practice solutions based on resilient planning in relevant cases;
  • ecosystem-based fire risk reduction and adaptation in practice;
  • solutions to minimize risk in areas with major infrastructure and utility networks, through design and urban planning;
  • impact assessment on infrastructure systems with a particular interest in flooding on transportation networks;
  • any other related topics.

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16 Aug 2023
A phytoplankton bloom caused by the super cyclonic storm Amphan in the central Bay of Bengal
Haojie Huang, Linfei Bai, Hao Shen, Xiaoqi Ding, Rui Wang, and Haibin Lü
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 2807–2819,,, 2023
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31 Jul 2023
Optimization strategy for flexible barrier structures: Investigation and back analysis of a rockfall disaster case in southwestern China
Li-Ru Luo, Zhi-Xiang Yu, Qi Wang, Li-Jun Zhang, Lin-Xu Liao, and Li Peng
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss.,,, 2023
Preprint under review for NHESS (discussion: open, 4 comments)
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14 Jul 2023
A neural network model for automated prediction of avalanche danger level
Vipasana Sharma, Sushil Kumar, and Rama Sushil
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 23, 2523–2530,,, 2023
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26 Jun 2023
Wind as a natural hazard in Poland
Tadeusz Chmielewski and Piotr Bońkowski
EGUsphere,,, 2023
Preprint under review for NHESS (discussion: final response, 5 comments)
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