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Special Issue on Earthquakes and Triggered Hazards

Geoenvironmental Disasters welcomes submissions to the thematic series on Earthquakes and Triggered Hazards.

Recent earthquakes recorded by dense and various networks (e.g. :accelerometric, GPS, InSAR etc) have provided unprecedented data to understand physical processes of earthquakes and eartquake-triggered phenomena. This special issue on Eathquakes and Triggered hazards aims at gathering a set of significant contributions that have been presented at the first French-Japanese Symposium on Earthquakes and Triggered Hazards that has been held in Orleans, France (16-19 September 2015) under the joint auspices of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI, Kyoto University) and the French Geological Survey (BRGM).

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

  • Seismotectonics
  • Earthquakes sources
  • Earthquake ground motion
  • Induced seismicity
  • Building response to earthquake
  • Co-seismic tsunami
  • Landslide triggered by earthquake
  • InSAR data for earthquake analysis
  • Networks response to earthquake

Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Geoenvironmental Disasters. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Geoenvironmental Disasters submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct special issue please select the appropriate special issue in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series on Laboratory and field testing for landslide risk analysis. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection. 

Deadline for submissions: 1st October 2017
Lead Guest Editors

Florent De Martin, BRGM (French Geological Survey), France

Matsushima Shinichi, Kyoto University, Japan 

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication: 

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient 
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed 

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