Area 4, Development of monitoring technology, especially early warning systems and remote sensing techniques, and applications.
Area 4, like Area 1, involves considerable technological developments on hazard and risk mitigation measures that are required for the risk assessment and more importantly for the development of the toolbox of mitigation measures and risk management process in Area 5. The research focuses on monitoring technology and the development of systems (remote sensing and early warning) for the prediction of the behaviour of sample sites.
Area 4 will forecast short-term weather scenarios to help predict debris flows (or “shallow landslides). The research will develop remote sensing technologies for the detection, monitoring and efficient mapping of slides. The work will involve an evaluation of existing technology and development of new technology, including procedures and techniques, hardware and software, for early warning of sliding movements. The technologies will be applicable to both the local scale for individual slopes, and the regional scale.
Results Work Area 4: Development of monitoring technology, especially early warning systems and remote sensing techniques, and applications