FLOOD RISK VULNERABILITY VISUALIZATION FOR SUSTAINABLE RISK MANAGEMENT - THE CASE OF SERBIA

Jovica Stanković, Zoran Tomić, Milan Gocić

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487
Last page
498

Abstract


The main objective of this study is to visualize the flood risk vulnerability of municipalities in the Republic of Serbia through mapping and spatial analysis of precipitation data and data related to the losses. GIS tools enable spatial analysis and visualization of historical data on losses combined with temporal and geo-spatial distribution of precipitation, and QGIS tool was used for visualization of precipitation data and data on damages caused by floods and flash floods. As a result of these analyses, areas with potential high risks of losses are detected, which enables undertaking appropriate steps and measures in order to minimize future losses.

Keywords

risk visualization, floods, GIS, spatial analysis

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