The Kyrgyz guest scientist Arstanbek Duisheev is from the IntUIT (International University of Innovation Technologies) in Bishkek. He worked from 16.5.2011 to 17.7.2011 at the GFZ-Potsdam, on classifying building vulnerability. He was paid by a DAAD-scholarship.

Details of his work were: 

  • Harmonization of building inventory and vulnerability datasets for Bishkek.
  • Georeferencing of the building inventory and vulnerability datasets and transfer to GIS compatible format.
  • Revision and update of existing building taxonomy for Kyrgyzstan.


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