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Spatial Analysis of Large-Scale Man-Made Disasters Using GIS – An Exemplary Implementation for Air Traffic Incidents

March 27, 2012
Spatial assessment of settlements in high-risk areas (e.g. New York JFK International Airport)

Spatial assessment of settlements in high-risk areas (e.g. New York JFK International Airport)

CSIS Days 2011, November 10-11, 2011, University of Tokyo, Japan

Konstantin Greger

“A GIS tool was developed and implemented to prove the existence and measure the significance of certain factors, that influence the occurrence and distribution of man-made disasters, using geo-statistical methods. In expert talks with insurance underwriters it was mentioned that the incident locations and their spatial surroundings (substantiated on a per-country basis) were of great interest.”

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