The State of Remote Sensing Capabilities of Cascading Hazards Over High Mountain Asia

@article{Kirschbaum2019TheSO,
  title={The State of Remote Sensing Capabilities of Cascading Hazards Over High Mountain Asia},
  author={Dalia B. Kirschbaum and C. Scott Watson and David R. Rounce and Dan H. Shugar and Jeffrey S. Kargel and Umesh K. Haritashya and Pukar Amatya and David E. Shean and Eric Anderson and M. Jo},
  journal={Frontiers in earth science},
  year={2019},
  volume={7}
}
Cascading hazard processes refer to a primary trigger such as heavy rainfall, seismic activity, or snow melt, followed by a chain or web of consequences that can cause subsequent hazards influenced by a complex array of preconditions and vulnerabilities. These interact in multiple ways and can have tremendous impacts on populations proximate to or downstream of these initial triggers. High Mountain Asia (HMA) is extremely vulnerable to cascading hazard processes given the tectonic… 

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