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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Landslide dams inevitably demonstrate the potential for catastrophic failure with high-risk damage to life and property at the downstream site. Hence, knowledge of the internal stability of dam materials is a ...

    Authors: Prakash Dhungana and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:13
  15. This study focuses on two weak points of the present procedure to carry out microzoning study in near-field areas: (1) the Ground Motion Prediction Equations (GMPEs), commonly used in the reference seismic haz...

    Authors: Giovanna Vessia, Mario Luigi Rainone, Angelo De Santis and Giuliano D’Elia
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:11
  16. This study investigated the space-time drought incidence in the northeastern highlands of Ethiopia using monthly rainfall data. It also aims to predict drought events for 100 years. The Standardized Precipitat...

    Authors: Abebe Arega Mekonen, Arega Bazezew Berlie and Mehrete Belay Ferede
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:10
  17. The city of Banda Aceh stands on Holocene fluvial basin sediment, surrounded by the Aceh and Seulimeum fault segments where large magnitude earthquakes can occur at any time. Such earthquakes could cause exten...

    Authors: Ibnu Rusydy, Yunita Idris, Mulkal, Umar Muksin, Phil Cummins, Muhammad Nouval Akram and Syamsidik
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:8
  18. Landslide-affecting factors are uncorrelated or non-linearly correlated, limiting the predictive performance of traditional machine learning methods for landslide susceptibility assessment. Deep learning metho...

    Authors: Kounghoon Nam and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:6
  19. Globally erosion has been considered as an environmental and agricultural problem since the first agricultural revolution. In Ethiopia gully erosion has been recorded as a very serious and common socio-economi...

    Authors: Getahun Hassen and Amare Bantider
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:5
  20. Landslide Hazard Zonation (LSH) maps play a key role in landuse planning particularly in landslide prone areas. LSH mapping is globally accepted one for analyzing the area for landslide susceptibility. Differe...

    Authors: Edison Thennavan and Ganapathy Pattukandan Ganapathy
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:3
  21. In this paper, we estimate the seismogenic energy during the Nepal Earthquake (25 April 2015) and studied the ground motion time-frequency characteristics in Kathmandu valley. The idea to analyze time-frequenc...

    Authors: Binod Adhikari, Subodh Dahal, Monika Karki, Roshan Kumar Mishra, Ranjan Kumar Dahal, Sudipta Sasmal and Virginia Klausner
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:2
  22. Thousands of landslides were triggered by the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake on 6 September 2018 in Iburi regions of Hokkaido, Northern Japan. Most of the landslides (5627 points) occurred intensively betwe...

    Authors: Kounghoon Nam and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:19
  23. Geoenvironmental Disasters - an open access journal of the International Consortium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ICGdR) - is being published since 2014. This contribution aims at characterising 115 papers published...

    Authors: Adam Emmer, Vít Vilímek, Fawu Wang and Zili Dai
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:15
  24. On September 6th, 2018, at 3:07 local time, a strong earthquake of magnitude Mw = 6.6 struck the east Iburi region in Hokkaido, Japan. Many serious damages such as landslide, liquefaction and collapse of houses o...

    Authors: Yuko Serikawa, Masakatsu Miyajima, Masaho Yoshida and Kenji Matsuno
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:14
  25. On 14–18 March 2019, the UNESCO Chair 2019 Field School on Geoenvironmental Disaster Reduction has been held in Shimane University, Japan. The field school comprised two-day field work and three-day academic l...

    Authors: Fawu Wang, Miguel Clüsener-Godt and Zili Dai
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:13
  26. The UNESCO Chair Workshop on Geoenvironmental Disaster Reduction was held on 28 April – 1 May 2019 in Palu City and Jakarta, Indonesia. Firstly, this article introduces the background and objectives of the wor...

    Authors: Fikri Faris, Teuku Faisal Fathani and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:12
  27. An error occurred during the publication of a number of articles in Geoenvironmental Disasters. Several articles were published in volume 6 with a duplicate citation number.

    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:10

    The original article was published in Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:7

    The original article was published in Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:6

  28. This research examines the susceptibility of logged and regenerated forest region to erosion through the application of the analytical hierarchy process (AHP) and geographical information systems (GIS). In ord...

    Authors: H. Vijith and D. Dodge-Wan
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:8
  29. This manuscript reviews seismic isolation and response control methods of buildings, which are able to make buildings resilient against earthquakes and have become popular during the last three decades in Japa...

    Authors: Yutaka Nakamura and Keiichi Okada
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:7

    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:10

  30. On September 28th, 2018, at 18:02 local time (10:02 UTC), a strong earthquake of magnitude Mw = 7.5 struck Central Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The epicenter was located at 0.256o south latitude and 119.846o eas...

    Authors: Masakatsu Miyajima, Hendra Setiawan, Masaho Yoshida, Yusuke Ono, Kenji Kosa, Ida Sri Oktaviana, Martini and Irdhiani
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:6

    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:10