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  1. Content type: Database

    The study of past landslide dams and their consequences has gained a considerable significance for forecasting induced hydraulic risk on people and property.

    Authors: Carlo Tacconi Stefanelli, Filippo Catani and Nicola Casagli

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:21

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  2. Content type: Research article

    High-intensity rainfall struck the Northern Kyushu area of Japan between 11 and 14 July 2012. This heavy rainfall triggered many shallow landslides, especially on the northeastern rim of Aso caldera, leading t...

    Authors: Hufeng Yang, Fawu Wang, Vít Vilímek, Kiminori Araiba and Shiho Asano

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:20

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  3. Content type: Methodology

    Estimating the magnitude and intensity of landslides is a fundamental requirement in quantitatively evaluating the risks involved, and preparing a mitigation strategy. Though the physics-based dynamic model of...

    Authors: Wei Liu, Siming He and Xinpo Li

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:19

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  4. Content type: Short report

    The Shanshucao landslide is a bedding landslide in the Three Gorges Reservoir. This landslide had not been subject to obvious deformation in the past, nor had it been included in the list of geologic hazards p...

    Authors: Bolin Huang, Wangjun Zheng, Zuzhan Yu and Guangning Liu

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:18

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  5. Content type: Research article

    In the early morning of 20 August 2014, a high-intensity/low-duration rainstorm occurred in Hiroshima City, in southwest Japan. Within 3 h, the rainfall exceeded 200 mm, which is more than twice the monthly-av...

    Authors: Fawu Wang, Ying-Hsin Wu, Hufeng Yang, Yuta Tanida and Atsushi Kamei

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:17

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  6. Content type: Editorial

    Launched in 2014, Geoenvironmental Disasters was already highly successful in its first year. Besides the appreciation to the authors who contributed their works to the journal, we want to express our sincere ...

    Authors: Fawu Wang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:16

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Typhoon Wipha struck Izu Oshima Island on 16 October 2013, bringing heavy rainfall. It triggered widespread landslides on the western slopes of Izu Oshima Island, and caused significant loss of life and seriou...

    Authors: Hufeng Yang, Fawu Wang and Masakatsu Miyajima

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:15

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  8. Content type: Research article

    In the last decades, everal runoff-erosion models have been proposed to estimate soil erosion, which may lead to loss of fertile land and increase sedimentation and pollution in water bodies. Physically-based ...

    Authors: Camilo Allyson Simões de Farias, Ulisses Alencar Bezerra and José Adalberto da Silva Filho

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:14

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The blast- and earth-fill dam of the Kambarata 2 hydropower station is situated in the seismically active Central Tien Shan region of the Kyrgyz Republic. More than 70% of the dam volume was produced during a ...

    Authors: Hans-Balder Havenith, Isakbek Torgoev, Almaz Torgoev, Alexander Strom, Yuan Xu and Tomas Fernandez-Steeger

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:11

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  10. Content type: Research article

    The impacts of climate change on streamflow in the Wujiang River watershed of Guizhou Province, Southwest China, were investigated by using a monthly distributed hydrological model and the two–parameter climat...

    Authors: Nianxiu Qin, Junneng Wang, Xi Chen, Guishan Yang and Haoyuan Liang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:10

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  11. Content type: Methodology

    Database construction for landslide factors (slope, aspect, profile curvature, plan curvature, lithology, land use, distance from lineament & distance from river) and landslide inventory map is an important st...

    Authors: Matebie Meten, Netra PrakashBhandary and Ryuichi Yatabe

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:9

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Sikkim Himalaya is under consistent distress due to landslides. Abrupt thrust on infrastructure development in the valley regions of Sikkim Himalaya has led to a need for a prior planning to face landslide haz...

    Authors: Rathinam Anbalagan, Rohan Kumar, Kalamegam Lakshmanan, Sujata Parida and Sasidharan Neethu

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:6

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Nepal is highly vulnerable to natural disasters. A high proportion of the national GDP is lost every year in landslides, floods, and many other forms of disasters. A high number of human casualties and loss of...

    Authors: Gangalal Tuladhar, Ryuichi Yatabe, Ranjan Kumar Dahal and Netra Prakash Bhandary

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:5

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Extreme climate events leading to tremendous life and property losses, environmental degradation, have recently received increased attention. It is applied to a data set consisting of 116 weather station recor...

    Authors: Nianxiu Qin, Junneng Wang, Guishan Yang, Xi Chen, Haoyuan Liang and Jianbin Zhang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:4

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  15. Content type: Research article

    In recent years, the meteorological extreme events have caused the direct economic losses and human mortality increased significantly. While there has been a paucity of information regarding trends in meteoro...

    Authors: Meihua Wu, Yaning Chen, Huaijun Wang and Guili Sun

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:3

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Support vector machine (SVM) modeling is a machine-learning-based method. It involves a training phase with associated input and a predicting phase with target output decision values. In recent years, the meth...

    Authors: Suhua Zhou and Ligang Fang

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:2

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  17. Content type: Research article

    On 21 February 2005 the Leuwigajah dumpsite, Bandung (Java, Indonesia) was affected by a large slide after heavy rainfalls. Second deadliest waste slide in history, it buried 71 houses and killed 143 people. A...

    Authors: Franck Lavigne, Patrick Wassmer, Christopher Gomez, Thimoty A Davies, Danang Sri Hadmoko, T Yan W M Iskandarsyah, JC Gaillard, Monique Fort, Pauline Texier, Mathias Boun Heng and Indyo Pratomo

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2014 1:10

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  18. Content type: Research

    The 2008 Wenchuan earthquake triggered many rapid and long runout landslides, which directly caused great loss of property and human lives and were responsible for a large percentage of total damages caused by...

    Authors: Fawu Wang, Ping Sun, Lynn Highland and Qiangong Cheng

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2014 1:1

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  19. Content type: Research article

    A large earthquake struck Padang Province, West Sumatra, Indonesia, at 17:16 on September 30, 2009. The earthquake had a moment magnitude of Mw 7.6, and triggered landslides in Tandikat, Padang Pariaman Regenc...

    Authors: Fikri Faris and Wang Fawu

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2014 1:4

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