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  1. Content type: Research

    At the centre of smallholders’ adaptation is a need to understand their perceptions on key climatic scenarios so as to glean helpful information for key decision-making processes. In Kenya at the moment, downs...

    Authors: Harrison K. Simotwo, Stella M. Mikalitsa and Boniface N. Wambua

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2018 5:5

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    The Dharamshala region of Kangra valley, India is one of the fastest developing Himalayan city which is prone to landslide events almost around the year. The development is going on a fast pace which calls for...

    Authors: Swati Sharma and Ambrish Kumar Mahajan

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2018 5:4

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    During an earthquake, significant damage can result due to instability of the soil in the area affected by internal seismic waves. Liquefaction is known as one of the major causes of ground failure due to the ...

    Authors: Mehran Naghizadehrokni, Asskar Janalizadeh Choobbasti and Mohsen Naghizadehrokni

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2018 5:2

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    We examined seven landslide dams and their changes over time in the Peace River region of Canada. These landslides had subchannel rupture surfaces in glacial and glaciolacustrine sediments. We assessed the sta...

    Authors: Brendan Miller, Anja Dufresne, Marten Geertsema, Nigel Atkinson, Heidi Evensen and David Cruden

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2018 5:1

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  5. Content type: Research

    Rockfall events are one of the most dangerous phenomena that often cause several damages both to people and facilities. During recent years, the scientific community focused the attention at evaluating the eff...

    Authors: Teresa Gracchi, Alessia Lotti, Gilberto Saccorotti, Luca Lombardi, Massimiliano Nocentini, Francesco Mugnai, Giovanni Gigli, Marco Barla, Andrea Giorgetti, Francesco Antolini, Andrea Fiaschi, Luca Matassoni and Nicola Casagli

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:26

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    The Atlantic Coast of Morocco is prone to tsunami inundation. Therefore, in this region, earthquake-induced tsunami hazard has been intensively investigated leading to the development of a number of coastal in...

    Authors: Said El Moussaoui, Rachid Omira, Mohamed Najib Zaghloul, Hajar El Talibi and Khadija Aboumaria

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:25

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  7. Content type: Editorial

    On 25–30 August 2017, the 15th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction has been held in Oki Islands, Matsue and Kyoto, Japan, focusing on the theme of “Global Strategy for Geo-disaster Reduction”. Throu...

    Authors: Zili Dai, Xilin Xia and Fawu Wang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:21

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  8. Content type: Research

    This paper expands the previous efforts by other researchers to present a quantitative and deterministic approach for terrain analysis. This study evaluates both spatial and temporal factors contributing lands...

    Authors: Saied Pirasteh and Jonathan Li

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:19

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    Extreme rainfall events are enormously frequent and abrupt in tropical areas like the Jeju Island of South Korea, impacting the hydrological functions as well as the social and economic situation. Rainfall mag...

    Authors: Kanak Kanti Kar, Sung-Kee Yang, Jun-Ho Lee and Fahad Khan Khadim

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:18

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    The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region being seismically active and sensitive to climate change is prone to glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF). The Lemthang Tsho GLOF breached in the evening of 28 July 2015 inn...

    Authors: Deo Raj Gurung, Narendra Raj Khanal, Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya, Karma Tsering, Sharad Joshi, Phuntsho Tshering, Lalit Kumar Chhetri, Yeshey Lotay and Tashi Penjor

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:17

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  11. Content type: Editorial

    In 2016, Geoenvironmental Disasters published 29 scientific articles. Besides the appreciation to the authors who contributed their works to the journal, we want to express our sincere acknowledgement to the r...

    Authors: Fawu Wang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:16

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  12. Content type: Research

    In the last few decades, the development of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technology has provided a method for the evaluation of landslide susceptibility and hazard. Slope units were found to be appro...

    Authors: H. B. Wang, J. M. Li, B. Zhou, Y. Zhou, Z. Q. Yuan and Y. P. Chen

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:15

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  13. Content type: Short report

    The Gorkha, Nepal Mw 7.8 earthquake of 25 April 2015 triggered a large number of coseismic landslides in a broad area. Two highways, Araniko Highway and Pasang Lhamu Highway, that connect Tibet of China and Ne...

    Authors: Chong Xu, Yingying Tian, Bengang Zhou, Hongliu Ran and Gaohu Lyu

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:14

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    In April 2016, Kumamoto City, Japan, and its surroundings were hit by a sequence of strong and devastating earthquakes including two significant events, one on April 14th, 2016, at 21:26 JST (Mw6.2) and the other...

    Authors: Hendra Setiawan, Yuko Serikawa, Mitsuru Nakamura, Masakatsu Miyajima and Masaho Yoshida

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:13

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    Strong earthquakes are among the prime triggering factors of landslides, which may block rivers, forming landslide dams. Some of these dams may pose serious threats to people and property due to upstream inund...

    Authors: Xuanmei Fan, Qiang Xu, Cees J. van Westen, Runqiu Huang and Ran Tang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:12

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    The Southeast of Yogyakarta City has had the heaviest damages to buildings in the 2006 of Yogyakarta Earthquake disaster. A moderate to strong earthquake of 6.3 Mw shook the 20 km southeast part of the Yogyaka...

    Authors: Aditya Saputra, Trias Rahardianto, Mohamad Dian Revindo, Ioannis Delikostidis, Danang Sri Hadmoko, Junun Sartohadi and Christopher Gomez

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:11

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