Special Issue on Himalayan Geodisasters

Geoenvironmental Disasters welcomes submissions to the thematic series on Himalayan Geodisasters.

“Himalaya Geo-disasters” is a special issue representing the up-to-date research on geo-disasters in Himalaya region. The major aims and scope of this special issue will be (but not limited to): Landslides, glaciers and glaciers lake outburst Floods, earthquakes, Flash floods, Urban geo-risk, Geo-risk in the world heritage, Geo-disaster mitigation practices, Geomorphology and paleo-geo-disasters, low cost infrastructures and geo-disasters and so on in the Himalaya region.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

  • Landslides
  • Large-scale landslide
  • GLOF
  • Avalanche, Rock fall
  • Debris flow
  • Landslide hazard
  • Community geodisaster management
  • Earthquake risk
  • Urban earthquake risk management
  • Earthquake induced landslides in the Himalaya
  • Flash flood
  • Landslide dam

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 2018
Lead Guest Editor

Ranjan Kumar Dahal, Tribhuvan University, Nepal


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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