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Climate change and Urban Vulnerability in Africa. Assessing vulnerability of urban systems , population and goods in relation to natural and man-made disasters in Africa. “Training on the job” Course on Hazards, Risk and (Bayesian) multi-risk assessement

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Climate change and urban vulnerability in africa

Climate change and Urban Vulnerability in Africa

Assessingvulnerability of urbansystems, population and goods in relation to natural and man-made disasters in Africa

“Training on the job” Course on Hazards, Risk and

(Bayesian) multi-risk assessement

Napoli, 24.10.2011 – 11.11.2011

Module 3.5: Desertification, Case Studies

Iavazzo, Topa, Terracciano

04/11/2011


MEDALUS METHODOLOGY

Fire Risk

Erosion Protection

Drought Resistance

Plant Cover

VQI

Vegetation Quality Index

Mean Annual Rainfall

Aspect

Aridity Index

CQI

Climate Quality Index

ESAI

Soil Texture

Rock Fragment

Slope Gradient

Soil Depth

Parent Material

Drainage

SQI

Soil Quality Index

MQI

Management Quality Index

Land Use Type

Land Use Intensity

Policy

(Kosmas et al., 1999)



VQI

VEGETATION QUALITY INDEX

FIRE RISK


VQI

VEGETATION QUALITY INDEX

EROSION PROTECTION


VQI

VEGETATION QUALITY INDEX

PLANT COVER


VQI

VEGETATION QUALITY INDEX

DROUGHT RESISTANCE


VQI

VEGETATION QUALITY INDEX


ACERNO

GIFFONI VALLE PIANA

CAMPAGNA

PONTECAGNANO

PONTECAGNANO A.M.

EBOLI

BATTIPAGLIA

CQI

Climate QUALITY INDEX

Rainfall station considered


CQI

Climate QUALITY INDEX

RAINFALL


CQI

Climate QUALITY INDEX

ASPECT


CQI

Climate QUALITY INDEX

Bagnouls – GaussenIndex BGI

Timonthly temperature in °C;

Pimonthlyrainfall;

K % (2Ti-Pi>0)


CQI

Climate QUALITY INDEX


SQI

SOIL QUALITY INDEX

PARENT

MATERIAL


SQI

SOIL QUALITY INDEX

SOIL

DEPTH


SQI

SOIL QUALITY INDEX

TEXTURE


SQI

SOIL QUALITY INDEX

DRAINAGE


SQI

SOIL QUALITY INDEX

ROCK

FRAGMENTS


SQI

SOIL QUALITY INDEX

SLOPE


SQI

SOIL QUALITY INDEX


MQI

MANAGEMENT QUALITY INDEX

Cropland

Areas

NaturalAreas

Pasture Areas


MQI

MANAGEMENT QUALITY INDEX



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