Session outline
Human Geosciences(H)
Session Sub Category Social Earth Sciences & Civil/Urban System Sciences(SC)
Session ID H-SC16
Title Human environment and disaster risk
Short title Human environment and disaster risk
Convener Name Tatsuto Aoki
Affiliation School of Regional Development Studies, Kanazawa University
Co-convener 1. Name Nobuhisa Matsuta
Affiliation Research Center for Seismology, Volcanology and Disaster Mitigation
Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University
Co-convener 2. Name Toshihiko Sugai
Affiliation Department of Natural Environmental Studies, Institute of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Frontier Science, The University of Tokyo
Co-convener 3. Name Mamoru Koarai
Affiliation Earth Science course, College of Science, Ibaraki University
International Symposium No request
Language Japanese
Scope This session discusses disaster risks being inherent in the natural and human environment, which sometimes happen to appear at a disaster, from the viewpoint of not only natural sciences but also social and human sciences. Examples of discussion subjects are as follows: uncertainty of forecasting disaster and problems of huge disaster with low frequency that raised from the 2011 Tohoku earthquake, the methodology for improving hazard maps, national recovery plans considering probable changes or sustainability of the society, international cooperation for disaster mitigation, problems of active faults or liquefaction, adjusting disaster mitigation plan to the regional characteristics, technical development for supporting disaster prevention, education for the disaster mitigation.
Type of presentation Oral and Poster presentation
Invited papers