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Application of MODIS image satellite and GIS technique in assessment of avalanche fall in roads

Shahabi, H. and Ahmad, Baharin (2011) Application of MODIS image satellite and GIS technique in assessment of avalanche fall in roads. Proceedings of World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 81 . pp. 786-790. ISSN 2010-376X

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Abstract

Mahmod Abad pass, located in Main Road Saqez -Sanandaj in north of Kurdistan province of Iran country, is one of path ways that accurse avalanche results dangerous accidents. The aim of this study is avalanche fall and presentation of strategies in these zones, to prevent from damages. in this investigation, the maps topography, geology, air photo, Satellite data MODIS and data meteorology and hydrology will use. Layers will explore process and analyzed by using RS technical, GIS, eventually, the interested zone of avalanche fall will provide and strategies will present to prevent from damages of this natural phenomenon. The investigation show that the most of avalanche falls in north and East. In Mahmod Abad pass avalanche fall occur in slops that there gradient is 35-40, that the soil and vegetation has eliminated in this area. so, It seems that stones explore sun radiation is done increase temperature, this act cause snow melt and finally, it provide for rolling things in pathway.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:avalanch, Iran, Mahmod Abad pass, natural hazards, remote sensing and GIS
Subjects:G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
T Technology
Divisions:Geoinformation and Real Estate
ID Code:28797
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:29 Nov 2012 02:58
Last Modified:29 Nov 2012 02:58

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