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  1. Research

    A hybrid approach of rough-fuzzy inference system for land degradation susceptibility mapping (case study: Khanmirza agricultural plain-Iran)

    Land degradation is considered a serious social, economic, and environmental issue in all parts of the world. The fight against this deleterious phenomenon is now an international priority. The mapping of land...

    Mohammadreza Rezvani, Hassanali Faraji Sabokbar, Shahabeddin Taghipour Javi and Hossein Nasiri

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:20

    Published on: 16 November 2016

  2. Methodology

    Performance of frequency ratio and logistic regression model in creating GIS based landslides susceptibility map at Lompobattang Mountain, Indonesia

    The purposes of this study is to create a landslide susceptibility map (LSM) for Lompobattang Mountain area in Indonesia. The foot of the Lompobattang Mountain area suffered flash flood and landslides in 2006,...

    Abdul Rachman Rasyid, Netra P. Bhandary and Ryuichi Yatabe

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:19

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  3. Methodology

    How sample size can effect landslide size distribution

    Landslide size distribution is widely found to obey a negative power law with a rollover in the smaller size, and has been exploited by many researchers to inspect landside physics or to assess landslide erosi...

    Langping Li, Hengxing Lan and Yuming Wu

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:18

    Published on: 23 October 2016

  4. Research

    New sedimentary and geomorphic evidence of tsunami flooding related to an older events along the Tangier-Asilah coastal plain, Morocco

    Despite a position along the passive margin of Africa, the Moroccan Atlantic coast is under the influence of the tsunami threat from earthquakes triggered along the Nubia-Eurasia plate boundary. Along Tangier,...

    Hajar El Talibi, Said El Moussaoui, Mohamed Najib Zaghloul, Khadija Aboumaria, Patrick Wassmer and Jean Luc Mercier

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:14

    Published on: 26 July 2016

  5. Research

    Rural earthen roads impact assessment in Phewa watershed, Western region, Nepal

    This work describes current research being conducted in the Phewa watershed, near Pokhara in Nepal’s Middle hills, a moist sub-tropical zone with the highest amount of annual rainfall in Nepal (4,500–5,000 mm)...

    Geoffroy Leibundgut, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Sanjaya Devkota, Michel Jaboyedoff, Marc-Henri Derron, Ivanna Penna and Liliane Nguyen

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:13

    Published on: 6 June 2016

  6. Research

    Effect of long duration rainstorm on stability of Red-clay slopes

    Slope stability issue in red clay slopes during rainfall is one among the serious geoenvironmental disasters in China. In order to investigate the effect of long duration rainstorm on red-clay slopes, studies ...

    Kaixi Xue, Beena Ajmera, Binod Tiwari and Yanxiang Hu

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:12

    Published on: 1 June 2016

  7. Research

    Flood risk assessment and mapping in Abidjan district using multi-criteria analysis (AHP) model and geoinformation techniques, (cote d’ivoire)

    Flood is one of the most destructive natural disasters of climate change effects in West Africa. Flood risk occurrence is a combination of natural and anthropogenic factors, which calls for a better understand...

    Jean Homian Danumah, Samuel Nii Odai, Bachir Mahaman Saley, Joerg Szarzynski, Michael Thiel, Adjei Kwaku, Fernand Koffi Kouame and Lucette You Akpa

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:10

    Published on: 20 May 2016

  8. Short report

    Effects of topographic and geological features on building damage caused by 2015.4.25 Mw7.8 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal: a preliminary investigation report

    The 2015.4.25 Gorkha earthquake affected about eight million people in Nepal. Most injuries and loss of life were due to building collapse and damage. This work aims to investigate the topographical and geolog...

    Fawu Wang, Masakatsu Miyajima, Ranjan Dahal, Manita Timilsina, Tonglu Li, Makoto Fujiu, Yohei Kuwada and Quanli Zhao

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:7

    Published on: 10 May 2016

  9. Research

    A new classification of earthquake-induced landslide event sizes based on seismotectonic, topographic, climatic and geologic factors

    This paper reviews the classical and some particular factors contributing to earthquake-triggered landslide activity. This analysis should help predict more accurately landslide event sizes, both in terms of p...

    Hans-Balder Havenith, Almaz Torgoev, Anika Braun, Romy Schlögel and Mihai Micu

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:6

    Published on: 10 May 2016

  10. Short report

    Reassessment of the development and hazard of the Rampac Grande landslide, Cordillera Negra, Peru

    The initial investigation analysed the complex Rampac Grande slope deformation from April 2009 (Landslides 8(3):309-320, 2011). The primary research in 2009 also identified an unrealistic explanation (raw mine...

    Vít Vilímek, Jan Klimeš and Marco Torres Zapata

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:5

    Published on: 18 April 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:16

  11. Research

    Mountain hazard susceptibility and livelihood security in the upper catchment area of the river Beas, Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India

    Natural hazards have had significant impacts on life, livelihood and property in the mountain regions. Hazards identification in high mountain areas involved intensive and lengthy fieldwork and mapping with th...

    Abhay S. Prasad, Bindhy W. Pandey, Walter Leimgruber and Ripu M. Kunwar

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:3

    Published on: 29 February 2016

  12. Research

    Disaster resilient vernacular housing technology in Nepal

    Disasters like earthquakes and flood cause enormous loss of lives and property in Nepal frequently. However, during such events particular types of houses are found to be more resilient than common types of ho...

    Dipendra Gautam, Jyoti Prajapati, Kuh Valencia Paterno, Krishna Kumar Bhetwal and Pramod Neupane

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:1

    Published on: 20 February 2016

  13. Research

    Socio-economic characteristics of the community that determine ability to uptake precautionary measures to mitigate flood disaster in Kano Plains, Kisumu County, Kenya

    Kano Plains, Kisumu County, Kenya experiences more severe river floods which is slow onset and predictable. The cost of annual relief and rehabilitation measures in Kano Plains alone is estimated at Kshs 57 mi...

    Joyce Okayo, Peter Odera and Stanley Omuterema

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:26

    Published on: 25 November 2015

  14. Research

    Impact of climate change on the severity, duration, and frequency of drought in a semi-arid agricultural basin

    Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing the world today and future generations. A change in climate can alter the frequency and duration of drought especially in arid and semi-arid regions. This s...

    Atie Hosseinizadeh, Hesam SeyedKaboli, Heidar Zareie, Ali Akhondali and Babak Farjad

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:23

    Published on: 5 September 2015

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