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  1. This work focused on three landslide events that have attracted significant public concern due to the associated calamities they recorded in 1945, 2017 and 2019, i.e. the Charlotte, Regent and Madina landslide...

    Authors: Yusuf Alhaji Lahai, Kelvin F. E. Anderson, Yaguba Jalloh, Ibrahim Rogers and Mohamed Kamara
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:16
  2. This study presents a method to identify safe places to build temporary accommodation and accessible relief routes using the results of damage analysis for an earthquake within the bounds of probability for the.....

    Authors: Sajad Ganjehi and Khadijeh Norouzi Khatiri
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:15

    The Correction to this article has been published in Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:23

  3. The 18th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ISGdR) was held on 20–22 November in Beijing, China, focusing on the theme of “Improving the Relationship between Geoenvironment and Society”. In thi...

    Authors: Shengwen Qi, Ning Liang, Kongming Yan, Zili Dai and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:12
  4. As climate change continues, wildfire outbreaks are becoming more frequent and more difficult to control. In mid-July 2017, a forest fire spread from the forests to the city of Split in Croatia. This unpredict...

    Authors: Marina Tavra, Ivan Racetin and Josip Peroš
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:10
  5. Earthquake is a sudden release of energy due to faults. Natural calamities like earthquakes can neither be predicted nor prevented. However ... includes microzonation studies, appropriate construction procedures ...

    Authors: Alemayehu Ayele, Kifle Woldearegay and Matebie Meten
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:9
  6. Natural disasters have been a significant hurdle in the economic growth of middle-income developing countries. Thailand has also been suffering from recurring flood disasters and was most which are severely af...

    Authors: Shubham Pathak and Jorge Chica Olmo
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:8
  7. It has been known that Bengkulu City (Indonesia) is vulnerable to undergo seismic damage. This study is initiated by measuring horizontal to vertical spectral ratio (H/V) to sites in Bengkulu City using microtrem...

    Authors: Lindung Zalbuin Mase, Nanang Sugianto and Refrizon
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:5
  8. Heavy rainfall frequently occurred in Kyushu and triggers the landslides every year. This study observes the landslides which occurred in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu, Japan. The landslides in this study, consisting o...

    Authors: Mega Lia ISTIYANTI, Satoshi GOTO and Hirotaka Ochiai
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:4
  9. The unique geography and fragile geological condition have made Nepal more prone to various types of disasters. The 2015 Gorkha Earthquake had a serious effect on one-third ... with the situations. After the 2015...

    Authors: Chandani Bhandari, Ranjan Kumar Dahal and Manita Timilsina
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:2
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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 hazard...

    Authors: Giovanna Vessia, Mario Luigi Rainone, Angelo De Santis and Giuliano D’Elia
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:11
  18. 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 extensiv...

    Authors: Ibnu Rusydy, Yunita Idris, Mulkal, Umar Muksin, Phil Cummins, Muhammad Nouval Akram and Syamsidik
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:8
  19. 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
  20. In this paper, we estimate the seismogenic energy during the Nepal Earthquake (25 April 2015) and studied the ... various fields like compression, time-frequency analysis, earthquake parameter determination, clim...

    Authors: Binod Adhikari, Subodh Dahal, Monika Karki, Roshan Kumar Mishra, Ranjan Kumar Dahal, Sudipta Sasmal and Virginia Klausner
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2020 7:2
  21. Thousands of landslides were triggered by the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake on 6 September 2018 in Iburi regions ... region, there is a high possibility of earthquakes occurring in the future. Effective predi...

    Authors: Kounghoon Nam and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:19
  22. 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
  23. 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...

    Authors: Yuko Serikawa, Masakatsu Miyajima, Masaho Yoshida and Kenji Matsuno
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:14
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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 ... a method of protecti...

    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

  27. 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...e...

    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

  28. On 27–31th August 2018, the 16th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ISGdR) has been held in Strasburg, France, focusing on the theme of “Global Strategy for Geo-disaster Reduction”. Through Key...

    Authors: Xiaoli Su, Miguel Clüsener-Godt and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2018 5:20
  29. Climate change and rising sea level will certainly lead to significant changes in the management of low-lying coastal areas in the coming decades. While the most recent studies in the field of coastal storms-r...

    Authors: Paul Durand, Brice Anselme, Stéphanie Defossez, Sylvain Elineau, Monique Gherardi, Lydie Goeldner-Gianella, Esméralda Longépée and Alexandre Nicolae-Lerma
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2018 5:19
  30. Floods are the most common and most expensive natural hazard, and they are expected to become more frequent as the climate changes. This article presents research that used re/insurance catastrophe models to e...

    Authors: Jason Thistlethwaite, Andrea Minano, Jordan A. Blake, Daniel Henstra and Daniel Scott
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2018 5:8
  31. The Dharamshala region of Kangra valley, India is one of the fastest developing Himalayan city which is prone to landslide events almost around the year. The development is going on a fast pace which calls for...

    Authors: Swati Sharma and Ambrish Kumar Mahajan
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2018 5:4