International Interdisciplinary CODATA Workshop on RISK Models and Applications


26/08/2010 to 27/08/2010


Date: August 26/27, 2010

Location: Berlin, Germany

This international interdisciplinary CODATA workshop on Risk Models and Applications will enable sharing of
best practices as well as giving space for discussing methodological problems in risk modeling from the information systems point of view.

The following areas will be of central interest for the workshop:
• natural, technical, chemical risks from local to international level
• risk information system structure, components
• risk-related databases
• risk and multi-risk cartographic issues
• risk and risk-model change in time and space
• risk modeling issues for infrastructure
(e.g. factories, railways, highways, pipelines, maritime traffic etc.)
disaster management and emergency preparedness, prevention, alert,
response and mitigation
data processing related to risk management issues with special regard
to information system structural aspects and Risk Model Methodology
and implementation
• documentation, archiving, and open access to risk and disaster information
• health and biological risks issues for humans, and the environment
• risk communication (decisionmaking, actors, public awareness etc.)
• urban neighborhood risk information and mapping
• user-group specific risk management issues

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