(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1999)

Document title

Lahar hazard micro-zonation and risk assessment in Yogyakarta city, Indonesia

published at : Urban hazards and risks; consequences of large eruptions and earthquakes

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Yogyakarta urban area is located in Central Java on the fluvio-volcanic plain beside Merapi volcano. Since the last eruption of Merapi in November 1994, the Code river, which goes across this city, is particularly threatened by lahars. A detailed hazard map (1/2,000 scale) is drawn, based on morphometric surveys of the Code channel and on 4 scenarios of discharge. An additional risk assessment revealed that about 13,000 people live at risk along this river. However, the risk level varies between the urban suburbs


Thematical fascicle

published at : GeoJournal / ISSN 0343-2521 / CODEN GEOJDQ

Editor : Springer, Heidelberg - ALLEMAGNE (1977)

Millesime : 1999, vol. 49, no 2 [pp. 173-183]

Bibliographic references : 25 ref.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 17887

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