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  1. This study investigated the intensity, trend and spatio-temporal variability of meteorological drought in the Lakes’ Region of Ethiopian Rift Valley using monthly rainfall and maximum and minimum temperature r...

    Authors: Yimer Mohammed and Asnake Yimam

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:13

    Content type: Research

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  2. The 18th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ISGdR) was held on 20–22 November in Beijing, China, focusing on the theme of “Improving the Relationship between Geoenvironment and Society”. In thi...

    Authors: Shengwen Qi, Ning Liang, Kongming Yan, Zili Dai and Fawu Wang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:12

    Content type: Editorial

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  3. Slope failure mitigation practices are well developed in recent years. Recently, geosynthetic, geocell, and geogrid combined with micropiles are being used extensively in various slope stabilization works. But...

    Authors: Jain Sanjaya Kumar, Mohammed Saleh Nusari, Dangol Purushotam, Acharya Indra Prasad and Shrestha Rajyaswori

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:11

    Content type: Research

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  4. As climate change continues, wildfire outbreaks are becoming more frequent and more difficult to control. In mid-July 2017, a forest fire spread from the forests to the city of Split in Croatia. This unpredict...

    Authors: Marina Tavra, Ivan Racetin and Josip Peroš

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:10

    Content type: Research

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  5. Earthquake is a sudden release of energy due to faults. Natural calamities like earthquakes can neither be predicted nor prevented. However, the severity of the damages can be minimized by development of prope...

    Authors: Alemayehu Ayele, Kifle Woldearegay and Matebie Meten

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:9

    Content type: Review

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  6. Natural disasters have been a significant hurdle in the economic growth of middle-income developing countries. Thailand has also been suffering from recurring flood disasters and was most which are severely af...

    Authors: Shubham Pathak and Jorge Chica Olmo

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:8

    Content type: Research

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  7. Kabi-Gebro locality of Gundomeskel area is located within the Abay Basin at Dera District of North Shewa Zone in the Central highland of Ethiopia and it is about 320Km from Addis Ababa. This is characterized b...

    Authors: Nega Getachew and Matebie Meten

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:6

    Content type: Research

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  8. It has been known that Bengkulu City (Indonesia) is vulnerable to undergo seismic damage. This study is initiated by measuring horizontal to vertical spectral ratio (H/V) to sites in Bengkulu City using microtrem...

    Authors: Lindung Zalbuin Mase, Nanang Sugianto and Refrizon

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:5

    Content type: Research

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  9. Heavy rainfall frequently occurred in Kyushu and triggers the landslides every year. This study observes the landslides which occurred in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. The landslides in this study, consistin...

    Authors: Mega Lia ISTIYANTI, Satoshi GOTO and Hirotaka Ochiai

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:4

    Content type: Research

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  10. Investigation into the cause of road failure has been carried out along a 60 km long Sagamu –Papalanto highway southwestern Nigeria. Geochemical, mineralogical, geotechnical and geophysical analyses were condu...

    Authors: Ubido Oyem Emmanuel, Igwe Ogbonnaya and Ukah Bernadette Uche

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:3

    Content type: Research

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  11. The unique geography and fragile geological condition have made Nepal more prone to various types of disasters. The 2015 Gorkha Earthquake had a serious effect on one-third of the population of Nepal. Disaster...

    Authors: Chandani Bhandari, Ranjan Kumar Dahal and Manita Timilsina

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:2

    Content type: Research

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  12. In drylands around the world, ephemeral lakes (playas) are common. Dry, wind-erodible playa sediments are potent local and regional sources of dust and PM10 (airborne particles with diameters less than 10 μm). Du...

    Authors: R. Scott Van Pelt, John Tatarko, Thomas E. Gill, Chunping Chang, Junran Li, Iyasu G. Eibedingil and Marcos Mendez

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:34

    Content type: Research

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  13. Gully erosion is a major environmental problem in Gombe town, a large area of land is becoming unsuitable for human settlement, hence the need for a gully erosion susceptibility map of the study area. To gener...

    Authors: Ogbonnaya Igwe, Ugwuoke Ikechukwu John, Onwuka Solomon and Ozioko Obinna

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:32

    Content type: Research

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  14. The Atlantic coast of Morocco has been exposed to marine submersion events from storm surges and tsunamis which have resulted in human and economic losses. The absence of long term records for these hazards ma...

    Authors: Otmane Khalfaoui, Laurent Dezileau, Jean-Philippe Degeai and Maria Snoussi

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:31

    Content type: Research

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  15. In Nepal, rockfall related studies are rarely conducted and are limited to the landslide study along with few case studies on rockfall events. Rockfall problems in Nepal are more frequent in the Higher Himalay...

    Authors: Durga Khatiwada and Ranjan Kumar Dahal

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:29

    Content type: Research

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  16. Shallow landslides occur frequently on the Aso volcanic mountains. The soil materials on the Aso volcanic mountains consist of tephra layers formed by volcanic activities. This study is aimed to specify the ph...

    Authors: Mega Lia Istiyanti, Satoshi Goto, Takashi Kimura, Go Sato, Shintaro Hayashi, Akihiko Wakai and Daisuke Higaki

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:28

    Content type: Research

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  17. This study aimed to characterize the topographic effect on landslides attributes and explore the implications on risk management in a tropical mountainous environment. A database was constructed based on lands...

    Authors: B. R. Nakileza and S. Nedala

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:27

    Content type: Research

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  18. Different water related risks such as lake outburst floods and water scarcity are typically assessed by separate methods and often by separate research communities. However, in a local context such as in mount...

    Authors: Alina Motschmann, Christian Huggel, Randy Muñoz and Angela Thür

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:26

    Content type: Research

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  19. Landslides are the second biggest natural disasters in Indonesia, occurring mostly in volcanic area with thick and clay rich soils. Examining the changes of land surface and soil morphology brought about by a ...

    Authors: Amir Noviyanto, Junun Sartohadi and Benito Heru Purwanto

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:25

    Content type: Research

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  20. The primary purpose of this study is to find out and discuss the characteristics, causes, and consequences of the landslides of June 13, 2017, in the Rangamati district Bangladesh. Since rainfall triggered the...

    Authors: Joynal Abedin, Yasin Wahid Rabby, Ikramul Hasan and Humaira Akter

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:23

    Content type: Research

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  21. Preliminary field assessment of the geological evidence for the September 2016 multiple tremors was felt as far as 10 km in Nok and Chori villages in the north and northwest of Kwoi respectively. This involved...

    Authors: Nathaniel Goter Goki, Solomon Anayo Onwuka, Adama Baba Oleka, Shekwoyandu Iyakwari, Ishak Yau Tanko, Aisha Abubakar Kana, Allu Augustine Umbugadu and Halima Osu Usman

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:22

    Content type: Research

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  22. Simada area is found in the South Gondar Zone of Amhara National Regional State and it is 780Km far from Addis Ababa. Physiographically, it is part of the northwestern highlands of Ethiopia. This area is part ...

    Authors: Tilahun Mersha and Matebie Meten

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:20

    Content type: Research

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  23. Global sea-level changes have been a major topic among scientists. Sea-level changes are not globally uniform. Reconstruction of paleo sea-level changes and monitoring of variations in regional sea-level are i...

    Authors: Lakshika Palamakumbure, Amila Sandaruwan Ratnayake, H. M. Ranjith Premasiri, Nalin Prasanna Ratnayake, Jinadasa Katupotha, Nimila Dushyantha, Shanaka Weththasinghe and W. A. Panchala Weerakoon

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:17

    Content type: Research

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  24. Local authorities i.e. government officials working at the district level and below and elected representatives of municipalities are the steering body of local-level disaster response mechanism in Nepal. The ...

    Authors: Shrijan Bahadur Malla, Ranjan Kumar Dahal and Shuichi Hasegawa

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:15

    Content type: Research

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  25. Landslide dams inevitably demonstrate the potential for catastrophic failure with high-risk damage to life and property at the downstream site. Hence, knowledge of the internal stability of dam materials is a ...

    Authors: Prakash Dhungana and Fawu Wang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:13

    Content type: Research

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  26. This study focuses on two weak points of the present procedure to carry out microzoning study in near-field areas: (1) the Ground Motion Prediction Equations (GMPEs), commonly used in the reference seismic haz...

    Authors: Giovanna Vessia, Mario Luigi Rainone, Angelo De Santis and Giuliano D’Elia

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:11

    Content type: Research

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  27. This study investigated the space-time drought incidence in the northeastern highlands of Ethiopia using monthly rainfall data. It also aims to predict drought events for 100 years. The Standardized Precipitat...

    Authors: Abebe Arega Mekonen, Arega Bazezew Berlie and Mehrete Belay Ferede

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:10

    Content type: Research

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  28. The city of Banda Aceh stands on Holocene fluvial basin sediment, surrounded by the Aceh and Seulimeum fault segments where large magnitude earthquakes can occur at any time. Such earthquakes could cause exten...

    Authors: Ibnu Rusydy, Yunita Idris, Mulkal, Umar Muksin, Phil Cummins, Muhammad Nouval Akram and Syamsidik

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:8

    Content type: Research

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  29. Landslide-affecting factors are uncorrelated or non-linearly correlated, limiting the predictive performance of traditional machine learning methods for landslide susceptibility assessment. Deep learning metho...

    Authors: Kounghoon Nam and Fawu Wang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:6

    Content type: Research

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  30. Globally erosion has been considered as an environmental and agricultural problem since the first agricultural revolution. In Ethiopia gully erosion has been recorded as a very serious and common socio-economi...

    Authors: Getahun Hassen and Amare Bantider

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:5

    Content type: Research

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  31. Landslide Hazard Zonation (LSH) maps play a key role in landuse planning particularly in landslide prone areas. LSH mapping is globally accepted one for analyzing the area for landslide susceptibility. Differe...

    Authors: Edison Thennavan and Ganapathy Pattukandan Ganapathy

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:3

    Content type: Research

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  32. In this paper, we estimate the seismogenic energy during the Nepal Earthquake (25 April 2015) and studied the ground motion time-frequency characteristics in Kathmandu valley. The idea to analyze time-frequenc...

    Authors: Binod Adhikari, Subodh Dahal, Monika Karki, Roshan Kumar Mishra, Ranjan Kumar Dahal, Sudipta Sasmal and Virginia Klausner

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:2

    Content type: Research

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  33. Thousands of landslides were triggered by the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake on 6 September 2018 in Iburi regions of Hokkaido, Northern Japan. Most of the landslides (5627 points) occurred intensively betwe...

    Authors: Kounghoon Nam and Fawu Wang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:19

    Content type: Research

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