Human Geosciences(H)
Session Sub CategorySocial Earth Sciences & Civil/Urban System Sciences
Session IDH-SC07
TitleHuman environment and disaster risk
Short titleHuman environment and disaster risk
Main ConvenerNameTatsuto Aoki
AffiliationSchool of Regional Development Studies, Kanazawa University
Co-Convener 1NameNobuhisa Matsuta
AffiliationOkayama University Graduate School of Education
Co-Convener 2NameToshihiko Sugai
AffiliationDepartment of Natural Environmental Studies, Institute of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Science, The University of Tokyo
Co-Convener 3NameMamoru Koarai
AffiliationEarth Science course, College of Science, Ibaraki University
ScopeThis 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 presentationOral and Poster presentation
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