Session outline
Human Geosciences(H)
Session Sub Category Social Earth Sciences & Civil/Urban System Sciences(SC)
Session ID H-SC25
Title Human environment and disaster risk
Short title Human environment and disaster risk
Convener Name Tatsuto Aoki
Affiliation School of Regional Development Studies, Kanazawa University
Co-convener 1. Name Yasuhiro Suzuki
Affiliation Nagoya University
Co-convener 2. Name Mamoru Koarai
Affiliation Geographic Information Analysis Research Division, Geography and Crustal Dynamics Research Center, Geographical Survey Institute
Co-convener 3. Name Toshihiko Sugai
Affiliation Department of Natural Environmental Studies, Institute of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Science, The University of Tokyo
Co-convener 4. Name Hiroshi Une
Affiliation Geospacial Information Authority of Japan
Co-convener 5. Name Yoichi Nakamura
Affiliation Department of Earth Sciences, Utsunomiya University
Co-convener 6. Name Toshinari Nagasaka
Affiliation National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Prevention
Co-convener 7. Name Jun Matsumoto
Affiliation Deaprtment of Geography, Tokyo Metropolitan University
International Symposium No request
Language Japanese
Scope This session discusses disaster risks being inherent in the natural and human environment, which sometimes happen to appear at a disaster, from the viewpoint of not only natural sciences but also social and human sciences. Examples of discussion subjects are as follows: uncertainty of forecasting disaster and problems of huge disaster with low frequency that raised from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, the methodology for improving hazard maps, national recovery plans considering probable changes or sustainability of the society, international cooperation for disaster mitigation, problems of active faults or liquefaction, adjusting disaster mitigation plan to the regional characteristics, technical development for supporting disaster prevention, education for the disaster mitigation.
Type of presentation Oral and Poster presentation
Invited papers