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Nedkov, S. (author), Zlatanova, S. (author)
Gathering infrastructure data in emergency situations is challenging. The affected by a disaster areas are often large and the needed observations numerous. Spaceborne remote sensing techniques cover large areas but they are of limited use as their field of view may be blocked by clouds, smoke, buildings, highways, etc. Remote sensing products...
conference paper 2012
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Boufidou, E. (author), Commandeur, T.J.F. (author), Nedkov, S.B. (author), Zlatanova, S. (author)
Modern large cities are characterized by a high building concentration, little aeration and lack of green spaces. Such characteristics create an urban climate which is different from the climate outside of cities. An example of an urban climate effect is the so-called Urban Heat Island: cities tend to be warmer than the surrounding rural areas....
conference paper 2011
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Nedkov, S. (author), Zlatanova, S. (author)
City infrastructures are sensitive to disasters. To aid rescue workers and citizens, a system is needed which determines the shortest route to a certain location, taking the damages of the infrastructure into account. The biggest disadvantage of current navigation systems is that they are “closed” i.e. they are built on top of commercial...
conference paper 2011