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  1. In August 2004 a series of debris flows caused significant disruption to the Scottish (strategic) Trunk Road Network. The subsequent Scottish Road Network Landslides Study identified a number of sites consider...

    Authors: M. G. Winter, T. Waaser and G. Fiddes
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:12
  2. On February 6, a successive rupture of major faults in the Eastern Anatolian Fault Zone and Cardak-Surgu fault triggered a strong mainshock (Mw 7.7) and a major aftershock (Mw 7.6) in Kahramanmaras. The successiv...

    Authors: Kongming Yan, Masakatsu Miyajima, Halil Kumsar, Ömer Aydan, Reşat Ulusay, Zhigang Tao, Ye Chen and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:11
  3. A huge number of sinkhole events has been recorded in different Italian urban areas, with an occurrence frequency largely increasing in the last decades, sometimes even causing loss of human lives. The main re...

    Authors: Federica Angela Mevoli, Nunzio Luciano Fazio, Michele Perrotti and Piernicola Lollino
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:10
  4. Earthquakes and landslides pose significant threats to human safety and property, necessitating early warning systems. However, the high construction costs of earthquake early warning systems present a challenge.

    Authors: Zhigang Tao, Mengnan Li, Qiru Sui, Yuting Mao, Manchao He and Yuebin Jiang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:9
  5. Ground failures in a slope due to gravity, are commonly known as landslides. Depend on the compositional, geological, and structural characteristics of the unstable initiation zone and the erosional compositio...

    Authors: Sandaruwan Karunarathna, Satoshi Goto, Sajith Bandaranayake and Priyantha Bandara
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:8
  6. The Mediterranean Sea is a region characterized by high seismic activity, with at least 200 tsunami events recorded from the fourth century to the present twenty-first century. Numerous studies have been condu...

    Authors: F x Anjar Tri Laksono, Manoranjan Mishra, Budi Mulyana and János Kovács
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:6
  7. The Suban area of Curup Rejang Lebong is a tourist region in Bengkulu Province, Indonesia, close to the active Ketaun and Musi faults, which are segments of the Sumatra Fault System (SFS). However, no studies ...

    Authors: Brecya Isa Siburian, Marzuki Marzuki and Ashar Muda Lubis
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:5
  8. The increasing prevalence of the Galvanized and dry battery industries has led to a rise in zinc proportions in landfills, posing environmental risks. This study explores the potential of bentonite, renowned f...

    Authors: Wen-Jing Sun, Qian-Tong Tang, Tian-Hao Lu, Ri-Dong Fan, Gao-Ge Sun and Yun-zhi Tan
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:4
  9. The study aimed to identify the influential factors required to prepare landslide vulnerability maps and establish disaster prevention measures for mountainous areas with forest roads. The target area is Sanch...

    Authors: Seong-Woo Moon, Jeongdu Noh, Hyeong-Sin Kim, Seong-Seung Kang and Yong-Seok Seo
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:3
  10. As the exploitation of marine resources intensifies, the impact of submarine landslides on underwater structures has become a significant issue. Existing research primarily focuses on the impact on pipelines, ...

    Authors: Zehao Wang, Defeng Zheng, Xingsen Guo, Zhongde Gu, Yueqiang Shen and Tingkai Nian
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:2
  11. Earthen heritage sites have high cultural and scientific value. However, most of earthen heritage sites have been severely damaged and are in urgent need of restoration. To address this issue, a novel rockbolt...

    Authors: Feifan Ren, Qiangqiang Huang, Guan Wang and Zhuang Li
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:1
  12. The joint event of 21st International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (21st ISGdR) was held onsite and online during 5–8 August 2023 in Shanghai, China. This symposium focused on the theme of “A new era fo...

    Authors: Hu Zheng, Yu Huang, Bo Li and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:31
  13. Masonry minarets in Old Cairo are highly susceptible to earthquake damage, particularly those not designed or updated to withstand seismic loads. Therefore, regular monitoring is necessary to ensure their safe...

    Authors: Mariam A. Sallam, Hany M. Hassan, Mohamed A. Sayed, Hesham E. Abdel Hafiez, Hesham Shaker Zahra and Mohamed Salem
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:30
  14. The world population is still growing. The growing population caused a changes in the trend of selecting settlements location. Due to the limited flat land, people were starting to form settlements in a hilly ...

    Authors: Santika Purwitaningsih, Pramasti Dyah Nhindyasari, Ahmad Priyo Sambodo, Amadeo Benvenuto Santosa, Atina Salsabila Hilal, Ayu Wulandari, S. Aisyah Azka Nurul Fitriyah, Ryan Andri Wijaya, Junichiro Asano, Junun Sartohadi, Muhammad Anggri Setiawan, Muhammad Sulaiman and Elok Surya Pratiwi
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:29
  15. The Bangkok Basin has been known from non-instrumental observations of the local population to be subject to ground motion amplification due to the deep alluvial sediments and basin geometry. This study analyz...

    Authors: Teraphan Ornthammarath, Amorntep Jirasakjamroonsri, Patinya Pornsopin, Rajesh Rupakhety, Nakhorn Poovarodom, Pennung Warnitchai and Tun Tun Tha Toe
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:28
  16. Uneven settlement will occur as a result of the collapsible deformation of the loess strata, and the hydraulic tunnel lining structure will also fail. In this work, laterally confined compression tests were ca...

    Authors: She Fangtao, Xu Wanying, Liu Lele, Liu Guoping, Li Lei and Duan Changhui
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:27
  17. Reservoir bank collapse in loess areas may lead to the siltation of reservoir and bank retreat. Therefore, the study of reservoir bank collapse has practical significance. Almost of the bank collapse width pre...

    Authors: Ma Xuetong, Li Tonglu, Li Qipeng, Wang Changsheng, Gao Debin, Zhang Hao and Li Changhu
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:26
  18. The rock avalanches are a frequent and disruptive phenomenon in the Himalayas and other mountain chains. To minimize future losses, it is essential to investigate the engineering geological causative factors a...

    Authors: Suman Panthee, Suman Dulal, Vishnu Himanshu Ratnam Pandey, Vikas Yadav, Prakash Kumar Singh and Ashutosh Kainthola
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:25
  19. Coal mining has a significant impact on the movement of the overburden, leading to potential safety hazards in the working face. In this paper, a similarity simulation experiment was conducted to investigate t...

    Authors: Shoulong Ma, Mingwei Zhang, Lu Ma, Zhuangcai Tian, Xue Li, Zhenhao Su and Sicheng Bian
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:24
  20. The International Workshop on Seismic Design and Assessment for Resilience, Robustness and Sustainability of Slope Engineering was held on 13–15 January 2023 on line, focusing on the theme of “Seismic resilien...

    Authors: Yu Huang, Wuwei Mao, Min Xiong, Yian Wang, Cuizhu Zhao, Zhengying He and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:23
  21. The Cameroon Volcanic Line (CVL) is an oceanic-continental megastructure prone to geo-hazards, including landslide/mudslide, gully erosion and flash floods targeted in this paper. Recent geospatial practices a...

    Authors: Alfred Homère Ngandam Mfondoum, Pauline Wokwenmendam Nguet, Dieudonné Tchokona Seuwui, Jean Valéry Mefire Mfondoum, Henry Bang Ngenyam, Ibrahima Diba, Mesmin Tchindjang, Bertin Djiangoue, Ali Mihi, Sofia Hakdaoui, Roseline Batcha, Frédéric Chamberlain Lounang Tchatchouang, Igor Casimir Njombissie Petcheu and Luc Moutila Beni
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:22
  22. This paper reflects on the progress of tsunami preparedness in a coastal community in Aceh, Indonesia, nearly two decades after the catastrophic 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami. The research employs a comprehensive ...

    Authors: Benazir, Syamsidik, Yunita Idris and Nadri Pratama Putra
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:21
  23. The initial phase of earthquake hazard assessment involves the consolidation of diverse magnitude scales, thereby requiring the homogenization of various magnitudes. Moment magnitude (Mw) emerges as the prefer...

    Authors: Alemayehu Letamo, B. Kavitha and T. P. Tezeswi
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:19
  24. The Southern Suez Canal Province (SSCP) has recently encountered hydro-environmental hazards such as water logging and soil salinization, both of which impede the efficient land use planning.

    Authors: Ahmed E. El-Rayes, Mohamed O. Arnous, El-Arabi H. Shendi, Mohamed H. Geriesh and Ranem A. Gharib
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:18
  25. The mining-induced stress in the surrounding rock after coal seam mining is the primary cause of damage and failure of the surrounding rock in the mining area. However, the magnitude and direction of the stres...

    Authors: Shoulong Ma, Mingwei Zhang, Lu Ma, Zhuangcai Tian, Xue Li and Zhenhao Su
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:17
  26. Consolidation of clays could be a very time-consuming procedure. However, preloading can increase the speed of consolidation; applying an electric field can accelerate this procedure significantly. The efficie...

    Authors: Ali Zareh, Ramin Vafaei Poursorkhabi, Alireza Alizadeh Majdi and Fariba Behrouz Sarand
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:16
  27. In recent years, the technology of blocking and grouting of has been widely used in the treatment of groundwater inrush in tunnels in China’s mines. Studies have been carried out on the aggregates pouring unde...

    Authors: Wanghua Sui, Zongyuan Liu, Gailing Zhang, Deguang Mao, Ruijian Li and Jinxi Liang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:15
  28. Landslides involving sensitive clays are recurrent events in the world's northern regions and are especially notorious in eastern Canada. The two critical factors that separate sensitive clay landslides from t...

    Authors: Zinan Ara Urmi, Ali Saeidi, Rama Vara Prasad Chavali and Alba Yerro
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:14
  29. Rapid construction of buildings in urban area is creating lack of space available for new construction. This problem enforced to construct building on slope in hilly regions. However, the engineers and designe...

    Authors: Sanjaya Kumar Jain, Mohammed Saleh Nusari, Rajyaswori Shrestha and Abhay Kumar Mandal
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:13
  30. Marine geological disasters (i.e., catastrophic events occurring in marine environments) may seriously threaten the safety of engineering facilities, life, and property in shallow- and deep-sea areas. The deve...

    Authors: Xiaolei Liu, Yueying Wang, Hong Zhang and Xingsen Guo
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:10
  31. After flood occurrences, remote sensing images provide crucial information for mapping flood inundation extent. Optical satellite images can be utilized to generate flooded area maps when the flooded areas are...

    Authors: Asif Sajjad, Jianzhong Lu, Xiaoling Chen, Chikondi Chisenga and Nausheen Mazhar
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:9
  32. Tsunamis are rare events compared to other disasters but have devastating consequences. In the last 100 years, more than 24 tsunamis and more than 235,000 fatalities have occurred globally. Indonesia has a hig...

    Authors: Ibrahim, Syamsidik, Azmeri, Muttaqin Hasan, Abdullah Irwansyah and Muhammad Daffa Al Farizi
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:8
  33. Landslide risk analysis is a common geotechnical evaluation and it aims to protect life and infrastructure. In the case of sensitive clay zones, landslides can affect large areas and are difficult to predict. ...

    Authors: Blanche Richer, Ali Saeidi, Maxime Boivin, Alain Rouleau and Yan Lévesque
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:6
  34. With the increased frequency of extreme weather, landslides induced by extremely heavy rainfall pose a major threat to human lives and property safety. In July 2020, a landslide occurred in the strongly weathe...

    Authors: Honghua Liu, Peng Yu, Haitao Lu, Yongjian Xie, Zhongsheng Wang, Shengyou Hao, Hongjun Liu and Yunxia Fu
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:5
  35. Coastal communities are highly exposed to ocean- and -related hazards but often lack an accurate population and infrastructure database. On January 15, 2022 and for many days thereafter, the Kingdom of Tonga w...

    Authors: Bruce Enki Oscar Thomas, Jean Roger, Yanni Gunnell and Salman Ashraf
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:4
  36. On September 5, 2022, an Ms 6.8 earthquake occurred in Luding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, China. The casualties and economic losses caused by the earthquake are huge. Most of the land...

    Authors: Zikang Xiao, Chong Xu, Yuandong Huang, Xiangli He, Xiaoyi Shao, Zhaoning Chen, Chenchen Xie, Tao Li and Xiwei Xu
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:3
  37. On 15 January 2022, a submarine volcanic eruption occurred at Hunga Tonga. Time-series monitoring from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES-17) was analysed to estimate the magnitude, lo...

    Authors: Kounghoon Nam, Fawu Wang, Kongming Yan and Guolong Zhu
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:2
  38. The areas prone to geological hazards such as liquefaction need special attention with respect to social vulnerability. Though liquefaction by itself may not result in damage, it may trigger a series of ground...

    Authors: Saravana Ganesh Manoharan and Ganapathy Pattukandan Ganapathy
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:1
  39. To investigate the initial microstructure and water retention capacity of compacted loess molded under different compaction energy, the soil–water characteristic curves (SWCCs) and pore-size distribution curve...

    Authors: Tao Xiao, Ping Li, Zhenhui Pan and Jiading Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2022 9:27
  40. Microzonation becomes important for big cities like Medan (North Sumatra, Indonesia) as population agglomeration increases in urban areas resulting in rapid and unplanned construction. Mitigation efforts must ...

    Authors: Teguh Rahayu, Zulkifli Nasution, Roesyanto and Dwikorita Karnawati
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2022 9:26
  41. The joint event of 20th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (20th ISGdR) was held onsite and online during 16–19 August 2022 in Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. This symposium focused o...

    Authors: Xi Xiong, Bo Zhang, Masaho Yoshida and Masakatsu Miyajima
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2022 9:24
  42. The study area located at southeast Gansu, China, has long been afflicted by the intense occurrence of geohazards. The study area is characterized by interleaving terrain of precipitous mountains and valley ba...

    Authors: Shuai Zhang, Ping Sun, Ran Li, Yanlin Zhang and Jian Ren
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2022 9:23
  43. Unfolding events have shown that Sierra Leone is enduring various disasters at a worrying rate. While progress is being made in disaster management, activities that degrade the fragile ecosystem, exacerbated b...

    Authors: Bashiru Turay and Sheku Gbetuwa
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2022 9:22
  44. A 6.6-Mw earthquake struck the Iburi region of Hokkaido, Japan, in 2018, triggering massive landslides. Most of these landslides were shallow and occurred mostly in the Atsuma and Abira towns. Ta-c and Ta-d tephr...

    Authors: Mega Lia Istiyanti and Satoshi Goto
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2022 9:21