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Scenarios for hazard emergencies management

Objective

A consortium of 11 organisations proposes a research project involving international cooperation: they aim at using earth observation data to develop a generic methodology able to help experts build vulnerability and hazard impact maps associated with tsunamis. Involving Morocco and Bulgaria, GEOSCIENCES will coordinate the design and development of this vulnerability map creation technique which involves intrinsic vulnerability variables of systems facing a hazard (types of building, categories of inhabitants, ...) secondary environment vulnerability variables (location of buildings in old areas, access conditions, ...) and crisis organisations vulnerability variables which shape efficient rescue operations (enhance or inhibit actions near the impacted regions). The notion of hazard scenario will be revisited with end-users (including Turkey) and players in countries recently impacted by coupled earthquakes/tsunamis events.

Call for proposal

FP6-2005-SPACE-1
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Coordinator

GEOSCIENCES CONSULTANTS
Address
157 Rue Des Blains
Bagneux
France

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Participants (10)

ALGOSYSTEMS S.A
Greece
Address
206 Syggrou Avenue
Kalithea

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ALMA MATER STUDIORUM-UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
Italy
Address
Via Zamboni 33
Bologna

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COVENTRY UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Address
Priory Street
Coventry

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NATIONAL OBSERVATORY OF ATHENS
Greece
Address
Lofos Nymfon
Athens

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ACRI-ST S.A.S.
France
Address
260 Route Du Pin Montard
Sophia Antipolis Cedex

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SPACE RESEARCH INSTITUTE - BULGARIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Bulgaria
Address
Moskovska Str.6
Sofia

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COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES - DIRECTORATE GENERAL JOINT RESEARCH CENTRE
Belgium
Address
Rue De La Loi 200
Brussels

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CENTRE ROYAL DE TÉLÉDÉTECTION SPATIALE
Morocco
Address
Secteur 21, Angle Av. Essanawbar Et Av; Allal Al Fassi, Hay Riad
Rabat

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HIDROMOD - MODELACAO EM ENGENHARIA LDA
Portugal
Address
Av. Manuel Da Maia, 36, 3º Esq
Lisboa

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TUBITAK MARMARA ARASTIRMA MERKEZI YER VE DENIZ BILIMLERI ENSTITÜSÜ
Turkey
Address
Anibal Caddesi
Gebze, Kocaeli

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