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Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2127-2142, 2015
http://www.nat-hazards-earth-syst-sci.net/15/2127/2015/
doi:10.5194/nhess-15-2127-2015
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Research article
25 Sep 2015
A spatiotemporal multi-hazard exposure assessment based on property data
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A spatially explicit object-based temporal assessment of buildings and citizens exposed to natural hazards in Austria is presented, including elements at risk of river flooding, torrential flooding, and snow avalanches. It is shown that the repeatedly stated assumption of increasing losses due to continued population growth and related increase in assets has to be opposed to the local development of building stock, which is spatially and temporally variable.
A spatially explicit object-based temporal assessment of buildings and citizens exposed to...
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