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Snow hazard potential evaluation along G217 highway in Tianshan mountains by using GIS and RS
Author(s): Jianwei Tao
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Paper Abstract

Snow hazard especially avalanche potential along G217 national highway in Tianshan Mountains using remote sensing and GIS is evaluated and compared with actual site records of avalanche in a test area. Most places of the actual avalanche accidents are consistent with the places with the high snow hazard potential. But there are several places of the avalanche were not in the high hazard potential areas. The reason for this difference is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 November 2007
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6790, MIPPR 2007: Remote Sensing and GIS Data Processing and Applications; and Innovative Multispectral Technology and Applications, 67901A (14 November 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.748696
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Jianwei Tao, Peking Univ. (China)
Information Ctr. of Communication Dept. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6790:
MIPPR 2007: Remote Sensing and GIS Data Processing and Applications; and Innovative Multispectral Technology and Applications

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