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Detailed Damage Assessment after the Haiti Earthquake

Hoja, Danielle and Krauß, Thomas and Reinartz, Peter (2011) Detailed Damage Assessment after the Haiti Earthquake. Department of Cartography; Technische Universität München, Germany. EOGC 2011, 13-15 Apr 2011, Munich, Germany.

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Abstract

In the post crisis phase a much more detailed analysis can be done with higher accuracy and less pressure of time compared to the general situation assessment of the rapid mapping process directly after the crisis. In this investigation the analysis is concentrated on the urban area of the capital town Port-au-Prince. In order to develop a service for detailed damage assessment, methods of (semi-)automatic change detection are used and compared, since up to now, damage information was mainly derived by visual interpretation. Any improvement in terms of accuracy and speed of analysis is of relevance to users in this context. The results of the different change detection algorithms achieved using the Haiti datasets are compared to each other and also to the database of the Haiti Action Plan for Reconstruction and Development (PDNA). The results are very promising although further improvements have to be made.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/69993/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
Title:Detailed Damage Assessment after the Haiti Earthquake
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Hoja, Danielledanielle.hoja (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Krauß, Thomasthomas.krauss (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Reinartz, Peterpeter.reinartz (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:2011
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 1-9
Publisher:Department of Cartography; Technische Universität München, Germany
Status:Published
Keywords:Damage assessment, change detection, very high resolution (VHR)
Event Title:EOGC 2011
Event Location:Munich, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:13-15 Apr 2011
Organizer:Technical University of Munich (TUM)
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Bildwissenschaften (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Photogrammetry and Image Analysis
Deposited By: Hoja, Dr.-Ing. Danielle
Deposited On:14 Jun 2011 08:11
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:32

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