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  1. Natural hazards have had significant impacts on life, livelihood and property in the mountain regions. Hazards identification in high mountain areas involved intensive and lengthy fieldwork and mapping with th...

    Authors: Abhay S. Prasad, Bindhy W. Pandey, Walter Leimgruber and Ripu M. Kunwar
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:3
  2. Disasters like earthquakes and flood cause enormous loss of lives and property in Nepal frequently. However, during such events particular types of houses are found to be more resilient than common types of ho...

    Authors: Dipendra Gautam, Jyoti Prajapati, Kuh Valencia Paterno, Krishna Kumar Bhetwal and Pramod Neupane
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:1
  3. Kano Plains, Kisumu County, Kenya experiences more severe river floods which is slow onset and predictable. The cost of annual relief and rehabilitation measures in Kano Plains alone is estimated at Kshs 57 mi...

    Authors: Joyce Okayo, Peter Odera and Stanley Omuterema
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:26
  4. Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing the world today and future generations. A change in climate can alter the frequency and duration of drought especially in arid and semi-arid regions. This s...

    Authors: Atie Hosseinizadeh, Hesam SeyedKaboli, Heidar Zareie, Ali Akhondali and Babak Farjad
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:23
  5. The global mean temperature has risen by 0.85 °C from 1880 to 2012, and this increase may even accelerate in the future. The surface temperatures of large inland water bodies worldwide have been rapidly warmin...

    Authors: Xinyan Li, Lu Zhang, Guishan Yang, Hengpeng Li, Bin He, Yuwei Chen and Xuguang Tang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:22
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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