Human Geosciences (H)
Session Sub-categoryDisaster geosciences (DS)
Session IDH-DS08
Title Human environment and disaster risk
Short Title Human environment and disaster risk
Date & Time Oral session JUNE 6 (SUN) PM1, PM2 Channel 15
Poster session JUNE 6 (SUN) PM3
Main ConvenerName Tatsuto Aoki
Affiliation School of Regional Development Studies, Kanazawa University
Co-Convener 1Name Hiroshi, P. Sato
Affiliation College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University
Session Language J
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.
Presentation Format Oral and Poster presentation
Collaboration Joint with -
Co-sponsored with The Volcanological Society of Japan, Japan Association for Quaternary Research, The Geological Society of Japan, Japan Cartographers Association , The Association of Japanese Geographers