JDR Vol.5 No.1 pp. 45-53
doi: 10.20965/jdr.2009.p0045


Spatial Exposure Analysis on Tokyo Metropolitan Earthquake Disaster

Shingo Suzuki and Haruo Hayashi

Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI), Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan

September 16, 2009
December 17, 2009
February 1, 2010
exposure, critical infrastructure protection, Tokyo metropolitan earthquake, common operational picture, geographic information analysis

An anticipated Tokyo metropolitan earthquake is expected to cause enormous damage due to its high population, building, and infrastructure concentration — an occurrence further causing significant social and economic loss due to its highly concentrated government and economic functions. Taking a general view of this potential disaster, we calculate socioeconomic and critical infrastructure exposure andmap their distribution to quantify this exposure and its concentration in affected regions.

Cite this article as:
Shingo Suzuki and Haruo Hayashi, “Spatial Exposure Analysis on Tokyo Metropolitan Earthquake Disaster,” J. Disaster Res., Vol.5, No.1, pp. 45-53, 2009.
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