Enhancing disaster risk resilience using greenspace in urbanising Quito, Ecuador

C. Scott Watson, John R. Elliott, Susanna K. Ebmeier, María Antonieta Vásquez, Camilo Zapata, Santiago Bonilla-Bedoya, Paulina Cubillo, Diego Francisco Orbe, Marco Córdova5, Jonathan Menoscal, Elisa Sevilla
Natural Hazards and Earth Systems - European Geological Union
Academic publication
April 2022

Using satellite data, researchers from the Tomorrow’s Cities Hub, analysed Quito’s recent historical urban expansion and multi-hazard risks to identify green spaces that can be used to reduce disaster risk and enhance post-disaster response.