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Tipo di prodottoArticolo in rivista
TitoloInventory of geo-hydrological phenomena in Genova municipality (NW Italy)
Anno di pubblicazione2018
FormatoElettronico
Autore/iGuido Paliaga, Fabio Luino, Laura Turconi & Francesco Faccini
Affiliazioni autoriaNational Research Council, Research Institute for the Hydrological Protection, Turin, Italy; bDepartment of Earth, Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Genova, Genova, Italy
Autori CNR e affiliazioni
  • GUIDO PALIAGA
  • LAURA TURCONI
  • FABIO LUINO
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  • inglese
AbstractIn Italy geo-hydrological phenomena are the most common hazards: every year landslides and floods cause damage and fatalities; Genova city is one of the most affected areas. Since 2000 scientific studies have demonstrated an increase in events, due to the rainfall regime variation and to the urbanization. Thematic maps are an essential tool for evaluating the interaction between geomorphological processes and the elements at risk. In the present work, we have prepared an original geo-hydrological phenomena inventory map of Genova at 1:45,000 scale (the 'A1' size). The map shows the floodable areas, landslides and deepseated gravitational slope deformation, the urban fabric and the cultural heritage sites. The map gives an overview of the geo-hydrological phenomena through the integration of the different hazard sources, of the exposed elements and of their spatial distribution, allowing for a first analysis of the risk: in a 240 km2 area, more than 3600 residential buildings are located on the 4 km2 high hazard floodable areas and more than 360 on the about 500 active landslides.
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RivistaJournal of maps (Stud. ed.)
Attiva dal 2007
Editore: Journal of Maps - Kingston-upon-Thames
Paese di pubblicazione: Regno Unito
Lingua: inglese
ISSN: 1755-2958
Titolo chiave: Journal of maps (Stud. ed.)
Titolo proprio: Journal of maps (Stud. ed.)
Titolo abbreviato: J. maps (Stud. ed.)
Titolo alternativo: Journal of maps student edition (Stud. ed.)
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DOI10.1080/17445647.2018.1535454
Verificato da refereeSì: Internazionale
Stato della pubblicazionePublished version
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Parole chiaveFloodable area; landslides; cultural heritage sites; geohazard mapping; Liguria
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  • IRPI — Istituto di ricerca per la protezione idrogeologica
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