Human Geosciences (H)
Session Sub-categoryDS
Session IDH-DS08
Title Human environment and disaster risk
Short Title Human environment and disaster risk
Date & Time
PM1, PM2 Tue, 23 MAY
PM3 Tue, 23 MAY
PM1 Wednesday, 24 MAY
Main ConvenerName Hiroshi, P. Sato
Affiliation College of Humanities and Sciences, Nihon University
Co-Convener 1Name Michinori Hatayama
Affiliation Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
Co-Convener 2Name Takayuki Nakano
Affiliation Geospatial Information Authority of Japan
Session Language J
Scope This session discusses disaster risks being inherent in the natural and human environme nt, which sometimes happen to appear at a disaster, from the viewpoint of not only natu ral sciences but also social and human sciences. Examples of discussion subjects are as f ollows: uncertainty of forecasting disaster and problems of huge disaster with low freque ncy that raised from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, the methodology for improving hazar d maps, national recovery plans considering probable changes or sustainability of the soc iety, international cooperation for disaster mitigation, problems of active faults or liquefa ction, adjusting disaster mitigation plan to the regional characteristics, technical develop ment for supporting disaster prevention, education for the disaster mitigation.
Presentation Format Oral and Poster
Collaboration Joint with -
The Volcanological Society of Japan, Japan Association for Quaternary Research, Japan Cartographers Association, The Association of Japanese Geographers