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Assessment of Landslide on Climate Change Using GIS.

Assessment of Landslide on Climate Change Using GIS.
Xu, Zhen*, Kwak, Hanbin*, Lee, Woo-Kyun*,**,†, Park, Taejin*,
Kwon, Tae-Hyub* and Park, Sunmin**
 
Abstract: Recently, due to severe rainfall by the global climate change, natural disasters such as landslide had also been increased rapidly all over the world. Therefore, it has been very necessary to assess vulnerability of landslide and prepare adaptation measures to future climate change. In this study, we employed sensitivity, exposure and adaptative capacity as criteria for assessing the vulnerability of landslide due to climate change. Spatial database for the criteria was constructed using GIS technology. And vulnerability maps on the entire Korea of past and future were made based on the database. As a result, highly vulnerable area for landslide was detected in most area of Gangwon-do, the east of Gyeonggi-do, and southeast of Jeollanam-do, and the southwest of Gyeongsangnam-
do. The result of landslide vulnerability depends on time shows that degree of very low class and low class were decreased and degree of moderate, high, and very high were increase from past to the future. Especially, these three classes above low class were significantly increased in the result of far future.
 
Key words : Landslide, Climate Change, GIS, Vulnerability Assessment, Forest Disaster
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