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Table 1 Weight and ranks for themes and classes

From: Knowledge based landslide susceptibility mapping in the Himalayas

Themes Rank
Geomorphology (Weight =7.0)
 Highly dissected denudo-structural hill 8.0
 Moderately dissected denudo-structural hill 6.0
 Low dissected denudo-structural hill 4.0
 Alluvium 3.0
 Colluvium 7.0
 River Valley 2.0
Lithology (Weight = 9.5)
 Crystalline limestone with thin bands of slate 2.0
 Dolomite/crystalline limestone with bands of slate 2.0
 Dolomitic limestone with slate 4.0
 High grade meta. rocks (gneiss, garnet schist) 5.0
 Limestone and quartzite 3.0
 Limestone and slate 2.0
 Slate with quartzitic bands 9.0
 Meta Basics 1.0
 Slate and dolomitic limestone 7.0
 Slate with dolomite 8.0
 Slate with quartzitic bands 9.0
 Quartzite 6.0
Slope in degree (Weight = 10.0)
 00–15 1.0
 15–25 2.0
 25–30 4.0
 30–35 6.0
 35–40 7.0
 40–45 8.0
 45–60 9.0
  > 60 10.0
Lineament Density (Weight = 5.5)
 Low 4.0
 Moderate 6.0
 High 8.0
Drainage Density (Weight = 6.5)
 Low 4.0
 Moderate 6.0
 High 8.0
Debris Thickness (Weight = 7.5)
 Thick (>5 m) 8.0
 Moderate (1–5 m) 6.0
 Thin (<1 m) 4.0
Proximity to Fault (Weight = 8.5)
 Fault - 75 m buffer 5.0
 Thrust - 200 m buffer 7.0