Accession Number DE2012-1032805
Title Rapid Damage Assessment Using High-Resolution Remote Sensing Imagery: Tools and Techniques.
Publication Date Jan 2011
Media Count 4p
Personal Author A. Cheriyadat B. Bhaduri E. Bright J. Graesser M. Tuttle R. Vatsavai V. Chandola
Abstract Accurate damage assessment caused by major natural and anthropogenic disasters is becoming critical due to increases in human and economic loss. This increase in loss of life and severe damages can be attributed to growing population, as well as human migration to disaster prone regions of the world. Rapid damage assessment and dissemination of accurate information is critical for creating an effective emergency response. Remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) based techniques and tools are important in disaster damage assessment and reporting activities. In this review, we will look into the state of the art techniques in damage assessment using remote sensing and GIS.
Keywords Damage assessment
Economic impact
Emergency response
Geographic information systems
Natural disasters
Remote sensing

Source Agency Technical Information Center Oak Ridge Tennessee
NTIS Subject Category 48C - Natural Resource Surveys
91I - Emergency Services & Planning
43D - Police, Fire, & Emergency Services
Corporate Author Oak Ridge National Lab., TN. Computational Physics and Engineering Div.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1309
Contract Number DE-AC05-00OR22725

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