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A proposed risk model and a GIS framework for hazardous materials transportation

Ak, Ronay and Bozkaya, Burçin (2008) A proposed risk model and a GIS framework for hazardous materials transportation. In: International Engineering Management Conference 2008, Portugal

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IEMCE.2008.4617959

Abstract

This paper presents a Geographical Information System (GIS) based risk assessment model for road transportation of hazardous materials (hazmat). Existing and proposed risk models are applied to truck shipments of hazmat through the road network of Istanbul. Our empirical analysis on the Istanbul road network points out that different risk models usually select different routes between a given origin-destination pair. In this study, we propose a new risk assessment model named as ldquotime-based risk modelrdquo for hazmat transportation. We speculate that the proposed model is the most suitable one for the city of Istanbul and alike.

Item Type:Papers in Conference Proceedings
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:10289
Deposited By:Burçin Bozkaya
Deposited On:08 Nov 2008 14:41
Last Modified:28 May 2012 09:39

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