GDACS Document archive

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M7.5 Palu earthquake preliminary report25 Oct 2018 08:39

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A preliminary report on the M7.5 Palu earthquake co-seismic ruptures and landslides using image correlation techniques on optical satellite data.

JRC Sea Level Database: Coastal hazards12 Dec 2017 12:37

Authors:Pamela Probst, Alessandro Annunziato

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission has developed a storm surge system for the Tropical Cyclones included in the Global Disasters Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) and the S...
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JRC storm surge system: New developments12 Dec 2017 12:34

Authors:Pamela Probst, Alessandro Annunziato

JRC has developed the first storm surge calculation system for the Tropical Cyclones (TCs) included in the Global Disasters Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) in 2011. The TCs are not the only weat...
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Tropical Cyclone ENAWO - Post-Event Report12 Dec 2017 12:21

Authors:Pamela Probst, Chiara Proietti, Alessandro Annunziato, Stefano Paris, Annett Wania

Tropical Cyclones (TCs) are among the most damaging events. They affect the population with three dangerous effects: strong wind, heavy rain and storm surge. JRC has developed a system used in Global ...
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JRC storm surge system for Europe12 Dec 2016 15:44

Authors:Alessandro Annunziato, Pamela Probst

The storm surge is an abnormal rise of water above the astronomical tides, generated by strong winds and a drop in the atmospheric pressure, due to the passage of a Tropical Cyclone (TC) or an intense...
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TROPICAL CYCLONES in GDACS: Data sources12 Dec 2016 15:41

Authors:Pamela Probst, Alessandro Annunziato

The Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) provides alerts and preliminary impact estimations of the natural disasters around the world, like earthquakes, tsunami, tropical cyclones and...
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Continuous Harmonics Analysis of Sea Level Measurements: Description of a new method to determine sea level measurement tidal component12 Dec 2016 15:34

Authors:Alessandro Annunziato, Pamela Probst

Removing the tidal component from sea level measurement in the case of Tropical Cyclones or Tsunami is very important to distinguish the tide contribution from the one of the Natural events. The repor...
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Tropical Cyclones and Storm Surge Modelling Activities12 Dec 2016 12:41

Authors:Pamela Probst, Alessandro Annunziato, George Breyiannis, Thomas I. Petroliagkis

The Global Disasters Alert and Coordination System (GDACS) automatically invokes ad hoc numerical models to analyse the level of the hazard of natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis, tropical cy...
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Tropical Cyclone ISAAC. USA, August 201218 Sep 2012 14:05

Authors:Pamela Probst, Giovanni Franchello, Alessandro Annunziato, Tom De Groeve, Ioannis Andredakis

Tropical Cyclone ISAAC, after causing damage and deaths in Haiti, moved towards the coast of SE Louisiana (USA), where it made two landfalls. After the second landfall, it started moving inland in SE ...
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Tropical Cyclone GIOVANNA. Madagascar, February 201216 Apr 2012 13:57

Authors:Pamela Probst, Giovanni Franchello, Alessandro Annunziato, Tom De Groeve, Luca Vernaccini, Andreas Hirner, Ioannis Andredakis

JRC has developed GDACS, an early warning system created to alert the humanitarian community about potential disasters which are under development. Tropical Cyclones are some of the most damaging even...
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Global storm surge forecast and inundation modeling16 Jan 2012 13:52

Authors:Giovanni Franchello, Pamela Probst

Tropical cyclones (TCs) are some of the most damaging events. They occur in yearly cycles and affect the coastal population with three dangerous effects: heavy rain, strong wind and storm surge. In or...
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