Visualization of tree failure in super typhoon Mangkhut
Project Description

The project will use a sample of tree failure during super typhoon Mangkut to quantify and visualize the tree failing risk in Hong Kong built-up areas. The project will answer the possible effect from urban micro-environment design that contributes to the tree failure during extreme events. The project will project insight into the best management of urban trees to maximize environmental benefits and reduce the damage during extreme weather.

Supervisor
LU Zhongming
Quota
2
Course type
UROP1000
UROP1100
UROP2100
UROP3100
UROP4100
Applicant's Roles

The student will learn ArcGIS to quantify and visualize the tree failing risk. The student will also learn ArcGIS to measure urban micro-environment design. The project calls for creativity to understand how we should best manage urban trees.

Applicant's Learning Objectives

Understand the impact of climate change on urban environment
Explain climate adaptation
Grasp ArcGIS analytic and visualization skills

Complexity of the project
Moderate