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  1. Research

    ASCHFLOW - A dynamic landslide run-out model for medium scale hazard analysis

    Landslides hazard analyses entail a scale-dependent approach in order to mitigate accordingly the damages and other negative consequences at the respective scales of occurrence. Medium or large scale landslide...

    Byron Quan Luna, Jan Blahut, Theo van Asch, Cees van Westen and Melanie Kappes

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:29

    Published on: 12 December 2016

  2. Research

    Analysis of a historical landslide in the Rječina River Valley, Croatia

    Large landslides triggered by rainfall and floods were registered on both sides of the Rječina River Valley, near City of Rijeka, in Croatia, where numerous instability phenomena in the past 250 years have bee...

    Sanja Dugonjić Jovančević, Josip Peranić, Igor Ružić and Željko Arbanas

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:26

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  3. Research

    Grasp and evaluation of the unsaturated seepage behavior of soil by using MRI

    It is essential for residents to understand ground disaster and improve disaster prevention awareness, because natural disasters have occurred frequently in recent years. In this study, nondestructive unsatura...

    Hiroaki Fujimori, Kohei Araki, Keiichi Masutani, Hiroshi Kumagai, Hajime Sakamoto and Hiroshi Onishi

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:28

    Published on: 1 December 2016

  4. Research

    The impact of rainfall time series with different length in a landslide warning system, in the framework of changing precipitation trends

    This study explores some possible impacts that climate change could have in regional scale landslide early warning systems based on rainfall thresholds. The early warning system of the Emilia Romagna region (I...

    Samuele Segoni, Ascanio Rosi, Daniela Lagomarsino, Riccardo Fanti and Nicola Casagli

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:21

    Published on: 22 November 2016

  5. Research

    A hybrid approach of rough-fuzzy inference system for land degradation susceptibility mapping (case study: Khanmirza agricultural plain-Iran)

    Land degradation is considered a serious social, economic, and environmental issue in all parts of the world. The fight against this deleterious phenomenon is now an international priority. The mapping of land...

    Mohammadreza Rezvani, Hassanali Faraji Sabokbar, Shahabeddin Taghipour Javi and Hossein Nasiri

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:20

    Published on: 16 November 2016

  6. Methodology

    Performance of frequency ratio and logistic regression model in creating GIS based landslides susceptibility map at Lompobattang Mountain, Indonesia

    The purposes of this study is to create a landslide susceptibility map (LSM) for Lompobattang Mountain area in Indonesia. The foot of the Lompobattang Mountain area suffered flash flood and landslides in 2006,...

    Abdul Rachman Rasyid, Netra P. Bhandary and Ryuichi Yatabe

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:19

    Published on: 8 November 2016

  7. Methodology

    How sample size can effect landslide size distribution

    Landslide size distribution is widely found to obey a negative power law with a rollover in the smaller size, and has been exploited by many researchers to inspect landside physics or to assess landslide erosi...

    Langping Li, Hengxing Lan and Yuming Wu

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:18

    Published on: 23 October 2016

  8. Research

    New sedimentary and geomorphic evidence of tsunami flooding related to an older events along the Tangier-Asilah coastal plain, Morocco

    Despite a position along the passive margin of Africa, the Moroccan Atlantic coast is under the influence of the tsunami threat from earthquakes triggered along the Nubia-Eurasia plate boundary. Along Tangier,...

    Hajar El Talibi, Said El Moussaoui, Mohamed Najib Zaghloul, Khadija Aboumaria, Patrick Wassmer and Jean Luc Mercier

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:14

    Published on: 26 July 2016

  9. Research

    Rural earthen roads impact assessment in Phewa watershed, Western region, Nepal

    This work describes current research being conducted in the Phewa watershed, near Pokhara in Nepal’s Middle hills, a moist sub-tropical zone with the highest amount of annual rainfall in Nepal (4,500–5,000 mm)...

    Geoffroy Leibundgut, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Sanjaya Devkota, Michel Jaboyedoff, Marc-Henri Derron, Ivanna Penna and Liliane Nguyen

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:13

    Published on: 6 June 2016

  10. Research

    Effect of long duration rainstorm on stability of Red-clay slopes

    Slope stability issue in red clay slopes during rainfall is one among the serious geoenvironmental disasters in China. In order to investigate the effect of long duration rainstorm on red-clay slopes, studies ...

    Kaixi Xue, Beena Ajmera, Binod Tiwari and Yanxiang Hu

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:12

    Published on: 1 June 2016

  11. Research

    Flood risk assessment and mapping in Abidjan district using multi-criteria analysis (AHP) model and geoinformation techniques, (cote d’ivoire)

    Flood is one of the most destructive natural disasters of climate change effects in West Africa. Flood risk occurrence is a combination of natural and anthropogenic factors, which calls for a better understand...

    Jean Homian Danumah, Samuel Nii Odai, Bachir Mahaman Saley, Joerg Szarzynski, Michael Thiel, Adjei Kwaku, Fernand Koffi Kouame and Lucette You Akpa

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:10

    Published on: 20 May 2016

  12. Research

    A new classification of earthquake-induced landslide event sizes based on seismotectonic, topographic, climatic and geologic factors

    This paper reviews the classical and some particular factors contributing to earthquake-triggered landslide activity. This analysis should help predict more accurately landslide event sizes, both in terms of p...

    Hans-Balder Havenith, Almaz Torgoev, Anika Braun, Romy Schlögel and Mihai Micu

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:6

    Published on: 10 May 2016

  13. Short report

    Effects of topographic and geological features on building damage caused by 2015.4.25 Mw7.8 Gorkha earthquake in Nepal: a preliminary investigation report

    The 2015.4.25 Gorkha earthquake affected about eight million people in Nepal. Most injuries and loss of life were due to building collapse and damage. This work aims to investigate the topographical and geolog...

    Fawu Wang, Masakatsu Miyajima, Ranjan Dahal, Manita Timilsina, Tonglu Li, Makoto Fujiu, Yohei Kuwada and Quanli Zhao

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:7

    Published on: 10 May 2016

  14. Short report

    Reassessment of the development and hazard of the Rampac Grande landslide, Cordillera Negra, Peru

    The initial investigation analysed the complex Rampac Grande slope deformation from April 2009 (Landslides 8(3):309-320, 2011). The primary research in 2009 also identified an unrealistic explanation (raw mine...

    Vít Vilímek, Jan Klimeš and Marco Torres Zapata

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:5

    Published on: 18 April 2016

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:16

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