Assessing biophysical and social vulnerability to natural hazards in Uttarakhand, India

@inproceedings{Doyle2017AssessingBA,
  title={Assessing biophysical and social vulnerability to natural hazards in Uttarakhand, India},
  author={C. S. Doyle and Jonathan Arthur Sullivan and Richa Mahtta and Bhartendu Pandey},
  year={2017}
}
Given the devastating history of flooding and landslides, most notably in 2013, this report aimed to assess the current potential threat that biophysical hazards poses to Uttarakhand from four angles: 1) how geomorphic change in recent floods changes the location of rivers and surrounding floodplains; 2) what is the spatial distribution of biophysical hazards; 3) where is socially vulnerable population concentrated in the State; 4) How are infrastructure, population, and resources exposed to… CONTINUE READING

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