Application of InSAR Modeling for Monitoring of Territories Under Landslides Risk in Armenia
International Journal of Economy, Energy and Environment
Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017, Pages: 1-6
Received: Aug. 28, 2016; Accepted: Dec. 9, 2016; Published: Jan. 5, 2017
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Gurgen Aleksanyan, Geography and Geology Department, Yerevan State University, Yerevan, Armenia
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In this article we describe works (that were carried out in the frames of NATO Project: NATO CLG: ESP.EAP.CLG. 983876) that have done for creating DEM for selected areas of Armenia with high level of risk where natural disasters such as grounds sedimentation, landslides, mudflows, earthquakes periodically happen. In the future the obtained DEM will be used to create regional system for the monitoring of natural disasters (to control topographic changes on the territories with high level of risk) in the territory of Armenia using tools such as InSAR modeling, systems of mathematical interpretation of digital models, GIS technologies and mathematical models for processing satellite images. The results of monitoring will be periodically presented to local authorities to take measures in order to prevent probable natural disasters impact on population and communications.
Geological Data, Mudflows, Earthquakes, Topographical Maps, DEM, GIS, Processing of Satellite Images, Modeling
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Gurgen Aleksanyan, Application of InSAR Modeling for Monitoring of Territories Under Landslides Risk in Armenia, International Journal of Economy, Energy and Environment. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.11648/j.ijeee.20170201.11
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