Journal article

An evaluation of integrating multisourced sensors for disaster management

Farzad Alamdar, Mohsen Kalantari, Abbas Rajabifard

International Journal of Digital Earth | TAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD | Published : 2015


Disaster management and in particular disaster response phase are highly time-sensitive and dynamic processes, demanding that real-time information reaches disaster responders prior making critical decisions. During the last decade, disaster management has been widely enabled through utilizing spatial data sourcing and related technologies in the whole process of collection, access, and usage of disaster information. Currently, there are unique challenges that cannot be met without incorporating in situ sensing as an emerging technology for sourcing and managing disaster information. These include (1) high temporal and spatial resolution of information, (2) broad range of disaster data, and ..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This research project has been supported as a part of 'An Intelligent Disaster Decision Support System for urban disaster' funded by Australian Natural Disaster Resilience Grant Scheme in collaboration with the CSDILA, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, the University of Melbourne.