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【Disaster prevention】Honduras|AW3D Enhanced

Demonstration of extracting landslide hazard area in urban city of Honduras by using AW3D 50cm resolution

Professor Go SATO
Faculty of Modern Life, Teikyo Heisei University

Tegucigalpa, the Capital of Honduras is surrounded by mountains and the landslide disaster caused by urban development is a critical issue. The research team of Teikyo Heisei University demonstrated to identify any landslide-prone area by using the AW3D 50cm resolution. The research team successfully extracted landslide-prone area without any ground survey with a ground-survey accuracy.

Cooperation/Reference/Data source
Survey Results of Koslanda Landslide (2nd Report), JICA Technical Cooperation for Landslide Mitigation Project, November 25, 2014

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