Intersections of Physical and Social Vulnerability

Type: Paper
Theme: Hazards, Geography, and GIScience
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Day: 4/13/2018
Start / End Time: 5:20 PM / 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Napoleon B1, Sheraton 3rd Floor
Organizers: The Hazards, Geography & GIS Theme
Chairs: Christopher Burton


Understanding human impacts from natural hazards requires understanding of both physical processes and human vulnerabilities. This session includes papers that discuss geospatial modeling and tools to analyze intersections of physical and social dimensions.


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Mathew Hauer*, University of Georgia, Sea level rise induced migration could reshape the United States population landscape 20 5:20 PM
Presenter Sumaiya Tul Siddique*, Auburn University, Social Vulnerability and Social Vulnerability and Earthquake Impact Modeling in Federal Emergency Management Agency Region IV (Southeast of the U.S.) 20 5:40 PM
Presenter Arie Manangan*, CDC, Validation of a Climate and Health Vulnerability Assessment – Determining an Association Between a Heat Vulnerability Index and Actual Incidence of Heat-Related Illness in Georgia 20 6:00 PM
Presenter Christopher G. Burton*, Auburn University, Bijan Khazai, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Risk Assessment: Open-Source Tools for Understanding the Human and Physical Components 20 6:20 PM

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