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RMA 2010

CODATA Germany


The Workshop

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Interdisciplinary CODATA Workshop on

RISK Models and Applications
Berlin, Germany, August 26/27,  2010

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Horst Kremers

Contact Workshop Co-Chair
Alberto Susini

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2010-08-25 (evening)

2010-08-26  09:00 to
2010-08-27  17:00


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Horst Kremers
P.O. Box 20 05 48
D- 13515 Berlin

Workshop Program

Thursday, August 26,  2010



Thursday, August 26,  2010




from 9:00

registration of participants




Session 1

10:00 – 12:00



Horst Kremers, Alberto Susini

Welcome and Introduction to the CODATA Risk Models and Applications Workshop





Alberto Susini

Use of Multirisk Mapping for Assessing the Collective and Individual Risks of Industries and Transport of Dangerous Goods

industrial hazards, risk mapping, chemical and biological risks



Diana Dushkova, Alexander Evseev

Russian North: Environmental and Human Health Risks Assessment

ecological risk, environment, human health, medical-ecological mapping, Russian North, ecology-connected morbidity



Robert Dixon-Gough, Krzystof Gawronski, Józef Hernik

Catchment Processes and Drivers: The Anthropogenic Dimension

Water Catchments, Land Use Change, River Modifications, Run-off, Flood Risk, GIS, Modelling, Ontology






12:00 – 13:30

Lunch Break






Session 2

13:30 – 15:00



Jie-Ying Wu

The Disaster Risk Evaluation System under Climate Change in Taiwan

Climate change, disaster risk evaluation system, fuzzy Delphi, fuzzy analytic hie-rarchy process, GIS



Mulyanto Darmawan, Suharto Widjojo, Ferrari Pinem, Sigit Purnomo

Forest Degradation Assessment in Kalimantan Tropical Rain Forest Using Phenological And Geometrical Shape Analysis

Forest degradation, NDVI, Phenological and Geometrical Shape



G.Barinova, Yu.Koroleva, E. Krasnov

Indicative  Modeling  and Spatial Evaluation of Air Pollution Risk

indicative models, mosses, heavy metals, atmospheric precipitation



Jianping Yan

Disaster Risk Assessments: GRIP’s solution for Public Sectors



15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break





Session 3

15:30 – 16:45



Carmen Diego Gonçalves, Antonio Possolo

Physical and Social Aspects of Seismic Risk

Earthquake, seismic risk, vulnerability, resilience, interdisciplinary, methods and techniques of data collect and analysis



Raushan Mamyrova, Bourdeau, C., H-B. Havenith, J. Stahlmann

Hazards Analyses on Loess Landslides



Victoria Bakhtina

Putting Europe in the Context of Sustainability Risk Framework





16:45 – 17:00

Coffee Break



17:00 – 18:00

Experts Discussion Roundtable

The Role of Indicators and Statistical Methods in Risk Models Application

risk analysis, disaster reduction, statistics and indicators, information mining





18:15 – 20:30



Boat Tour on the Spree River

We leave by S-Bahn Station "Rathaus Steglitz" (dept. 18:20)

to "Friedrichstrasse" (arr. 18.37), walk to embarkment "Friedrichstr./Reichstagsufer" (map will be provided) and enjoy a tour through the scenic center of Berlin from 19:00 to 20:30 (returning to the same place).

Public transport and boat tour cost are covered from the workshop, drinks and meals on the boat at participants' own expenses







Friday, August 27,  2010



Session 4

09:00 – 10:30




Shih-Liang Chan

On the Vulnerability Assessment of Typhoon Disaster of the Metropolitan Areas in Taiwan

vulnerability assessment, metropolitan areas, Sensitivity Model, Taiwan



Anandita Sengupta

Applying Consequence Modeling Scenarios to Factor Technological Risk into Land Use Planning

Hazardous Chemicals, Consequence Models, Hazard Footprint, Risk Scenario, Land Use Planning Criteria, GIS



José Manuel Mendes

The Heat Waves of 2003 in France and Portugal: The Role of Socio-Technical Dispositives and Social Change

2003 Heat Waves; Portugal; France; Comparative analysis; Technical dispositives; Institutional and legal designs




10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break





Session 5

11:00 – 13:00

Biswajeet Pradhan, Manfred F. Buchroithner

Manifestation of remote sensing and GIS data for landslide hazard and risk analyses using Weights-of-Evidence based geospatial model: Balik Pulau catchments area, Malaysia

Landslide; hazard; risk analysis; spatial modeling; remote sensing; GIS; Malaysia



Zbynek Sterba, Cenek Sasinka

Evaluation of Maps for Crisis Management in the Context of User’s Cognitive Features

crisis management, cartographic symbology, evaluation of map, MUTEP, cognitive processes    



Olga Ryabkova, Elena Cheshina

The Danger of Abrasion Along the Seacoasts of Kaliningrad Oblast

abrasion, shoreline, dismembering, sustainability, coastal, destruction, geomorphological risk



Krushna Sadan

Risk Prevention, Mitigation and Peparedness, Coastal Area Disaster Mitigation Efforts



Horst Kremers

Elements of RISK Communication

RISK Communication, Actor Situation, Decisionmaking, Strategy and Action Control, Archiving Communication Information, Standards, Multi-Cultural RISK Information.




13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break




Session 6

14:00 – 15:00



Alexandre O. Tavares, José M. Mendes, Eduardo Basto, Susana Freiria

Public Perception and Public Policies on Natural Hazards. The Unconformities in the Portuguese Case

natural hazards, public policies, risk perception, legal instruments, national survey



Debanjan Bandyopadhyay

Integrating Technological Risk Modeling with Distributed Geo-information System

Hazardous Chemicals, Consequence Models, Hazard Footprint, Vulnerability, Simulation, Geo-Database, Web-GIS




15:00 – 15:30

Coffee Break


Session 7

15:30 – 17:00


Jianping Yan

Disaster Risk Modeling for Public Decision Making – Conceptual Framework




Open Forum

Open Forum Session on R&D Demand in Risk Models and Applications



Horst Kremers

RMA Symposium Summary and Perspectives, Recommendations






Program may be subject to change without notice