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The European Geoschience Union is calling for abstracts on research where satellite soil moisture and rainfall data is used for the monitoring and the prediction of landsides and floods. The research will be presented at the EGU General Assebly which will take place online from the 19th to 20th April 2021. Possible topics are:

  • inter-comparison and inter-validation between land surface models, remote sensing approaches and in-situ validation networks;
  • evaluation and trend analysis of soil moisture or rainfall satellite time series for monitoring landslides or floods and for identifying their possible triggering conditions;
  • implementation of satellite measures of rainfall and soil moisture in physically-based or data-driven methods for the prediction of landslides and floods;
  • use of remote sensing products of soil moisture and rainfall in early warning system tools;
  • use of remote sensing products for investigating the effects of climatic global changes on the susceptibility and hazards towards landslides and floods.

 Submission deadline: 13.01.2020, 1 PM

You can find more details on the session here.

The American Society for Civil Engeneers (ASCE) is calling for papers for the Natural Hazards Review Special Collection "Humanitarian Supply Chain and Logistics Management in Sudden, Urgent Events: Emergencies, Disasters, and Humanitarian Crises". The Papers should address some of the gaps in the understanding of humanitarian supply chain knowledge and provide an in-depth understanding of the issues and challenges.

Topics could be:

  • Theories, concepts, frameworks on humanitarian supply chain and logistics management – reviews of relevant literature, methods, approaches, challenges, dimensions and key concepts, and cross-disciplinary theories.
  • Governance and Organizations – Regulations, agreements, legislation, global response systems, and collaborative mechanisms.
  • Pandemics, epidemics, and emerging threats response – Capacity and capabilities for vaccine development, facilities, preparedness protocols, funding and budgeting, quarantine protocols, transportation of people and things, hard-to-reach populations, technologies, and coordination and bottleneck issues.
  • Logistics, resilient design and management – Risk and contingency management, transportation, budgeting, stock storage and distribution management, information management, human resources (volunteer and professional), resilient design, and coordination and bottleneck issues.
  • Novel approaches – Resource-poor environments, agility, data and analytics, software for mapping, tracking, and forecasting, and case studies.

Submission Deadline: 01.03.2021

You can find the details here.

Springer Nature will publish the book entitled "Applied Geomorphology and Contemporary Issues" in the series “Geography of the Physical Environment”. They invite researchers to contribute to it with a book chapter. There are four main topics:

  • Climate Change and Rivers Response
  • Land Degradation, Resource Depletion and Livelihood Challenges
  • Large Dams and River Systems
  • Climate Change, Geomorphic Hazards and human livelihood

Submission of Abstracts and Manuscripts can be done via email to sujitgeo2020(at)gmail.com. The abstracts should have a maximum of 200 words and the full manuscripts should follow the SN guidelines.Fore additional information please contact the Corresponding Editor Prof Sujit Mandal via mandalsujit2009(at)gmail.com or sujitgeo2020(at)gmail.com.

Abstract submission deadline: 31.10.2020
Manuscript submission deadline: 31.01.2021

For more information about the planned content of the book, please follow this link.

The open-access-Journal Sustainability is calling for papers for their Special Issue "Natural and Technological Hazards in Urban Areas: Assessment, Planning and Solutions". The Journal covers topics in the field of environmental, cultural, economic, and social sustainability of human beings. It provides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development, and is published semi-monthly online by MDPI.

The Special Issue will focus on natural phenomena that potentially affect human life and activities in urban areas, technological hazards, hazard and risk assessment, prevention including protective measures, risk management technology, land use planning and 
concentrate innovative technologies in the field of disaster management. Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com, not have been previously published or considered for publication elsewhere, be well formatted and use good English.

Deadline for manuscript submission: 31.01.2021

Please find more information here.