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  1. During the operation of landfills, leachate recirculation and aeration are widely applied to accelerate the waste stabilization process. However, these strategies may induce high pore pressures in waste, there...

    Authors: Shi-Jin Feng, Shao-Jie Wu, Wen-Ding Fu, Qi-Teng Zheng and Xiao-Lei Zhang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:29

    Content type: Research

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  2. Groundwater-withdrawal-induced land subsidence has been a big concern in Montgomery County, Texas, U.S. since the 2000s. As of 2020, approximately half of the entire county is experiencing subsidence over 5 mm...

    Authors: Kuan Wang, Guoquan Wang, Brendan Cornelison, Hanlin Liu and Yan Bao

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:28

    Content type: Research

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  3. A seismic microzonation study was conducted to refine the seismic hazard model for the city of Saguenay, Canada. The Quaternary geology underlying Saguenay shows complex glacial and post-glacial stratigraphy w...

    Authors: Mohammad Salsabili, Ali Saeidi, Alain Rouleau and Miroslav Nastev

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:27

    Content type: Research

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  4. The joint event of 19th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (19ISGdR) and High-Level Academic Forum on Disaster Mitigation and Integrated Risk Defense on the Plateau was held on 11–15 July in Xin...

    Authors: Fenggui Liu, Guolong Zhu and Fawu Wang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:26

    Content type: Editorial

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  5. During and just after flash flood, data regarding water extent and inundation will not be available as the traditional data collection methods fail during disasters. Rapid water extent map is vital for disaste...

    Authors: Dhivya Karmegam, Sivakumar Ramamoorthy and Bagavandas Mappillairaju

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:25

    Content type: Research

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  6. The results of seismic risk assessment of spatially distributed infrastructure systems are significantly influenced by spatial correlation of earthquake intensity measures (IM). The assumption of isotropy is a...

    Authors: Morteza Abbasnejadfard, Morteza Bastami and Afshin Fallah

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:24

    Content type: Research

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  7. The 7.5 Mw tectonic earthquake that hit Palu City on 28 September 2018 was followed by tsunami and liquefaction, triggered massive mudflows in Balaroa, Petobo, and Jono Oge areas. This study focuses on the genera...

    Authors: Abdul Jalil, Teuku Faisal Fathani, Iman Satyarno and Wahyu Wilopo

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:21

    Content type: Research

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  8. This research paper aims to model Mass Movements Susceptibility (MMS) in the province of Tétouan. First, we identified the characteristics and spatial mapping of the different types of MM (collapse, mudflows, ...

    Authors: Meryem Elmoulat, Lahcen Ait Brahim, Abderrahman Elmahsani, Abdellah Abdelouafi and Mohammed Mastere

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:20

    Content type: Research

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  9. Although the Andean region is one of the most landslide-susceptible areas in the world, limited attention has been devoted to the topic in this context in terms of research, risk reduction practice, and urban ...

    Authors: Fernando Puente-Sotomayor, Ahmed Mustafa and Jacques Teller

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:19

    Content type: Research

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  10. NASA’s developers recently proposed the Sudden Landslide Identification Product (SLIP) and Detecting Real-Time Increased Precipitation (DRIP) algorithms. This double method uses Landsat 8 satellite images and ...

    Authors: Alfred Homère Ngandam Mfondoum, Pauline Wokwenmendam Nguet, Jean Valery Mefire Mfondoum, Mesmin Tchindjang, Sofia Hakdaoui, Ryan Cooper, Paul Gérard Gbetkom, Joseph Penaye, Ateba Bekoa and Cyriel Moudioh

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:17

    Content type: Methodology

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  11. This work focused on three landslide events that have attracted significant public concern due to the associated calamities they recorded in 1945, 2017 and 2019, i.e. the Charlotte, Regent and Madina landslide...

    Authors: Yusuf Alhaji Lahai, Kelvin F. E. Anderson, Yaguba Jalloh, Ibrahim Rogers and Mohamed Kamara

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:16

    Content type: Research

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  12. This study presents a method to identify safe places to build temporary accommodation and accessible relief routes using the results of damage analysis for an earthquake within the bounds of probability for th...

    Authors: Sajad Ganjehi and Khadijeh Norouzi Khatiri

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:15

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:23

  13. The spread of COVID-19 is posing significant challenges to the household (HH) waste management sectors putting waste personnel and concerned bodies under massive pressure. The chain of collection, segregation,...

    Authors: Ashis Acharya, Govinda Bastola, Bindu Modi, Asmi Marhatta, Suraj Belbase, Ganesh Lamichhane, Narayan Gyawali and Ranjan Kumar Dahal

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:14

    Content type: Research

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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