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Vulnerability to Heat Waves, Floods and Landslides in Mountainous Terrain: Test Cases in South Tyrol
South Tyrol is a region that has been often affected by various mountain hazards such as floods, flash floods, debris flows, rock falls, and snow avalanches. Furthermore, areas located in lower altitudes are often influenced ...
The role of risk perception and community networks in preparing for and responding to landslides: a Dolomite case study
This chapter presents results from the case study in the alpine community Badia (Italy) which was hit by an unusually large landslide in December 2012. The objective of the study was to understand the resilience of the ...
Disaster Impact and Land Use Data Analysis in the Context of a Resilience‐Relevant Footprint
In the first place, we need to clarify why we have chosen the term disaster footprint to characterise our study. Apart from its obvious meaning, the word footprint also carries significance as a marked impression, an effect, ...