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  1. Rockfall events are one of the most dangerous phenomena that often cause several damages both to people and facilities. During recent years, the scientific community focused the attention at evaluating the eff...

    Authors: Teresa Gracchi, Alessia Lotti, Gilberto Saccorotti, Luca Lombardi, Massimiliano Nocentini, Francesco Mugnai, Giovanni Gigli, Marco Barla, Andrea Giorgetti, Francesco Antolini, Andrea Fiaschi, Luca Matassoni and Nicola Casagli
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:26
  2. The Atlantic Coast of Morocco is prone to tsunami inundation. Therefore, in this region, earthquake-induced tsunami hazard has been intensively investigated...

    Authors: Said El Moussaoui, Rachid Omira, Mohamed Najib Zaghloul, Hajar El Talibi and Khadija Aboumaria
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:25
  3. On 25–30 August 2017, the 15th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction has been held in Oki Islands, Matsue and Kyoto, Japan, focusing on the theme of “Global Strategy for Geo-disaster Reduction”. Throu...

    Authors: Zili Dai, Xilin Xia and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:21
  4. This paper expands the previous efforts by other researchers to present a quantitative and deterministic approach for terrain analysis. This study evaluates both spatial and temporal factors contributing lands...

    Authors: Saied Pirasteh and Jonathan Li
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:19
  5. The collapse of near vertical wall of supraglacial lake triggered by 2 days of incessant rainfall, opened up the englacial conduit resulting in emptying of interconnected supraglacial lakes into Lemthang Tsho. Th...

    Authors: Deo Raj Gurung, Narendra Raj Khanal, Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya, Karma Tsering, Sharad Joshi, Phuntsho Tshering, Lalit Kumar Chhetri, Yeshey Lotay and Tashi Penjor
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:17
  6. In the last few decades, the development of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) technology has provided a method for the evaluation of landslide susceptibility and hazard. Slope units were found to be appro...

    Authors: H. B. Wang, J. M. Li, B. Zhou, Y. Zhou, Z. Q. Yuan and Y. P. Chen
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:15
  7. In April 2016, Kumamoto City, Japan, and its surroundings were hit by a sequence of strong and devastating earthquakes including two significant events, one on April...th, 2016, at 21:26 JST (Mw6.2) and the other...

    Authors: Hendra Setiawan, Yuko Serikawa, Mitsuru Nakamura, Masakatsu Miyajima and Masaho Yoshida
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:13
  8. The Southeast of Yogyakarta City has had the heaviest damages to buildings in the 2006 of Yogyakarta Earthquake disaster. A moderate to strong earthquake of 6.3 Mw shook the 20 ... than 240,396 residential buildi...

    Authors: Aditya Saputra, Trias Rahardianto, Mohamad Dian Revindo, Ioannis Delikostidis, Danang Sri Hadmoko, Junun Sartohadi and Christopher Gomez
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:11
  9. The recent trend of increasing incidents of floods in Ethiopia is disrupting the livelihoods of a significant proportion of the country’s population. This study assesses the factors that shape the resilience a...

    Authors: Zerihun Berhane Weldegebriel and Befikadu Esayas Amphune
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:10
  10. The current availability of advanced remote sensing technologies in the field of landslide analysis allows for rapid and easily updatable data acquisitions, improving the traditional capabilities of detection,...

    Authors: Nicola Casagli, William Frodella, Stefano Morelli, Veronica Tofani, Andrea Ciampalini, Emanuele Intrieri, Federico Raspini, Guglielmo Rossi, Luca Tanteri and Ping Lu
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:9
  11. North Norway, the banks of the fjord Lyngen are highly exposed to a rockslide tsunami hazard. However, the local municipality believes that the coastal community is well-informed about the risk and ready to ev...

    Authors: Lydie Goeldner-Gianella, Delphine Grancher, Øystein Robertsen, Brice Anselme, Daniel Brunstein and Franck Lavigne
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:7
  12. The H/V results of the acquired traces show that main resonance frequency of the masonry embankment wall is between 4 Hz and 15 Hz, in agreement with the frequency range of roughly 10-meters-high, squat and monol...

    Authors: Veronica Pazzi, Alessia Lotti, Paolo Chiara, Luca Lombardi, Massimiliano Nocentini and Nicola Casagli
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:6
  13. The 14th International Symposium on Geo-disaster Reduction (ISGdR) was held on 10–13 October 2016 in Chengdu, China. The 15th ISGdR is to be held at the Shimane University in Matsue, Japan from 26 to 31 August...

    Authors: Hufeng Yang, Qiangong Cheng and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2017 4:1
  14. 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...

    Authors: Byron Quan Luna, Jan Blahut, Theo van Asch, Cees van Westen and Melanie Kappes
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:29
  15. Indonesia is one of the most earthquake prone countries in the world. More than 14,000 earthquakes of magnitude greater than 5 occurred in Indonesia between 1897 and 2009. Earthquakes are a major cause of slope i...

    Authors: Aditya Saputra, Christopher Gomez, Danang Sri Hadmoko and Junun Sartohadi
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:27
  16. 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...

    Authors: Sanja Dugonjić Jovančević, Josip Peranić, Igor Ružić and Željko Arbanas
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:26
  17. The 2016 Kumamoto earthquake triggered many fast landslides in Kyushu Region, ... damages and increased difficulty of rescue after the earthquake. The post-failure behavior analysis of the earthquake-triggered la...

    Authors: Zili Dai, Fawu Wang, Yu Huang, Kun Song and Akinori Iio
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:24
  18. In the recent past, several efforts have been made by a number of researchers to measure anomalous emanations of geo-gases in seismic prone regions of the world and radon has been the most preferred geo-gas as po...

    Authors: Sanjay Singh, Hari Prasad Jaishi, Raghavendra Prasad Tiwari and Ramesh Chandra Tiwari
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:22
  19. 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,...

    Authors: Abdul Rachman Rasyid, Netra P. Bhandary and Ryuichi Yatabe
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:19
  20. 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....

    Authors: Hajar El Talibi, Said El Moussaoui, Mohamed Najib Zaghloul, Khadija Aboumaria, Patrick Wassmer and Jean Luc Mercier
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:14
  21. 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)...

    Authors: Geoffroy Leibundgut, Karen Sudmeier-Rieux, Sanjaya Devkota, Michel Jaboyedoff, Marc-Henri Derron, Ivanna Penna and Liliane Nguyen
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:13
  22. 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...

    Authors: Jean Homian Danumah, Samuel Nii Odai, Bachir Mahaman Saley, Joerg Szarzynski, Michael Thiel, Adjei Kwaku, Fernand Koffi Kouame and Lucette You Akpa
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:10
  23. The 2015.4.25 Gorkha earthquake affected about eight million people in Nepal. ... effects on the severe damage caused by this earthquake.

    Authors: Fawu Wang, Masakatsu Miyajima, Ranjan Dahal, Manita Timilsina, Tonglu Li, Makoto Fujiu, Yohei Kuwada and Quanli Zhao
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:7
  24. This paper reviews the classical and some particular factors contributing to earthquake-triggered landslide activity. This analysis should help ... be paid to the effects of deep focal earthquakes in Central Asia...

    Authors: Hans-Balder Havenith, Almaz Torgoev, Anika Braun, Romy Schlögel and Mihai Micu
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:6
  25. 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
  26. Disasters like earthquakes and flood cause enormous loss of lives ... in terms of their performance and shortcomings during earthquake and flood disasters and found to be ... in Nepal during 1934, 1988 and 2015 earthquakes

    Authors: Dipendra Gautam, Jyoti Prajapati, Kuh Valencia Paterno, Krishna Kumar Bhetwal and Pramod Neupane
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:1
  27. 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
  28. Kathmandu Valley, which is a rapidly growing place in Nepal, was largely damaged by the earthquakes of April 25 (Mw 7.8) ... 3). For taking measures against future large earthquakes, knowledge of the long-term earthquake

    Authors: T. Sakai, A. P. Gajurel and H. Tabata
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:25
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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 method ...

    Authors: Suhua Zhou and Ligang Fang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2015 2:2
  35. On September 30, 2009, extensive landslides occurred in Tandikat, Padang Pariaman Regency, West Sumatra Province, Indonesia, burying hundreds of people, and flattening some villages after a Mw 7.6 earthquake hit ...

    Authors: Fikri Faris and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2014 1:12
  36. The 2008 Wenchuan earthquake triggered many rapid and long runout landslides, ... large percentage of total damages caused by the earthquake. It is very important for the purposes ... landslide disaster preventio...

    Authors: Fawu Wang, Ping Sun, Lynn Highland and Qiangong Cheng
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2014 1:1
  37. A large earthquake struck Padang Province, West Sumatra, Indonesia, ... 17:16 on September 30, 2009. The earthquake had a moment magnitude of Mw 7. ... The unfortunate combination of intensive rainfall and strong...

    Authors: Fikri Faris and Wang Fawu
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2014 1:4