Presenter/Author Information

T. Metelka
D. Caballero

Keywords

forest fire, flood, flash flood, numerical modeling, multi-risk, scier, sensor networks, wildland-urban interface

Start Date

1-7-2008 12:00 AM

Description

Floods and fires represent one of most devastating natural phenomena in the territory of Europe. Moreover, the combination of natural hazards is recorded in many European countries such as flood followed by land slide, fire followed by flood causing large devastation in complex environment of human lives, health, property and nature. The protection against such combination of natural events requires involvement of sophisticated approaches and advanced technology.

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Coupled Modelling of Forest Fires and Floods in Multi-risk Scenarios under SCIER System

Floods and fires represent one of most devastating natural phenomena in the territory of Europe. Moreover, the combination of natural hazards is recorded in many European countries such as flood followed by land slide, fire followed by flood causing large devastation in complex environment of human lives, health, property and nature. The protection against such combination of natural events requires involvement of sophisticated approaches and advanced technology.