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Earthquake-induced landslides susceptibility assessment: A review of the state-of-the-art

Earthquake-induced landslides (EQL) can take a heavy toll on people's life and properties, thus attracting extensive attention of the geosciences community. Carrying out earthquake-induced landslide...

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Evaluating a new method of remote sensing for flood mapping in the urban and peri-urban areas: Applied to Addis Ababa and the Akaki catchment in Ethiopia

The Sentinel-1 SAR dataset provides the opportunity to monitor floods at unprecedentedly high spatial and temporal resolutions. However, the accuracy of the flood maps can be affected by the image polarization,...

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Unraveling the geological and meteorological interplay during the 2021 Chamoli disaster, India

Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India, witnessed unprecedented damage to life, property, infrastructure, and landscape due to flash flood triggered on 7th February 2021. During winters, massive debris...

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UAV technique to localize landslide susceptibility and mitigation proposal: A case of Rinchending Goenpa landslide in Bhutan

Natural hazards such as landslides impose very high risks to the community and infrastructures. To mitigate such risk, proper long-term engineering solutions are must. Several studies conducted in the...

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Climate change, multi-hazards and society: An empirical study on the coastal community of Indian Sundarban

Effective mitigation and adaptation methods are critical for addressing multi-hazards in various parts of the world as a result of changing climate occurrences. Basically, coastal areas around the world...

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A Web-GIS hazards information system of the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake in China

The typical earthquake hazards chain includes main shock, surface ruptures, aftershocks,and earthquake-induced landslides, leading to structural damage and casualties. Lots of investigation and research...

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Bibliometric analysis of landslide research based on the WOS database

This work, based on the Web of Science (WOS) database, collected 20,888 research articles published from 1982 to November 2021 on the topic of landslide(s). We performed a bibliometric analysis for...

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Estimation of earthquake vulnerability by using analytical hierarchy process

Earthquake is one of the most damaging disasters in Bangladesh and vulnerability assessment is the precondition for evaluating the risk of earthquake. The main goal of this study is to estimate the...

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MAT.TRIGRS (V1.0): A new open-source tool for predicting spatiotemporal distribution of rainfall-induced landslides

In this work, a new TRIGRS (Transient Rainfall Infiltration and Grid-Based Regional Slope-Stability) model based on Matlab® is proposed, named MAT.TRIGRS (V1.0), which can be applied to research of...

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Typical Riedel shear structures of the coseismic surface rupture zone produced by the 2021 Mw 7.3 Maduo earthquake, Qinghai, China, and the implications for seismic hazards in the block interior

Large earthquakes in the Tibetan Plateau generally occur on block-boundary faults and produce coseismic surface ruptures that indicate the sense of block movement. However, seismic hazard in the block...

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Glacier bursts-triggered debris flow and flash flood in Rishi and Dhauli Ganga valleys: A study on its causes and consequences

The territory of the Uttarakhand Himalaya is highly susceptible to meteorological and geophysical hazards. Earthquakes, cloudburst-triggered landslides, debris flows, and flash floods are very common,...

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Study on forest fire danger prediction in plateau mountainous forest area

Due to the complex vegetation and topography conditioning the plateau mountainous area, forest fire is difficult to put out in this area once it occurred. The research on forest fire danger prediction...

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Research on characteristics and failure mechanism of Guizhou Shuicheng landslide based on InSAR and UAV data

Studying the failure mechanism, process and triggering factors of landslides has important significance for the identification, monitoring and early warning of hidden dangerous landslides in similar...

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ENSO modulates interaction between forest insect and fire disturbances in China

Growing evidence shows that global warming has greatly changed the forest disturbance mechanism. The interactions of disturbance factors are also an indispensable part of forest disturbance mechanism....

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AutoGluon: A revolutionary framework for landslide hazard analysis

Landslide hazard analysis is important to mitigate possible landslide hazards and ensure sustainable development of society and economy. Integrating machine learning models into landslide hazard analysis...

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Electro-agric, a novel environmental engineering perspective to overcome the global water crisis via marginal water reuse

Water crises in arid and semi-arid regions, particularly in desert areas, are considered a challenge owing to the fact that no functioning solutions have been introduced throughout history to change...

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The potential to use variations in tree-ring geometric center to estimate past wind speed change

Tree radial growth is characterized by not only the annual ring-width increment but also shifts in the tree-ring geometric center (TRGC) if subjected to asymmetric external forcing, such as gravity...

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Sentinel-1 SAR-Based coseismic deformation monitoring service for rapid geodetic imaging of global earthquakes

Geodetic observation imaging technology, such as interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR), has become essential for describing the dimensions and spatial complexity of earthquakes. The Sentinel-1...

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Integrated satellite-ground post-disaster emergency communication networking technology

The reconstruction of the communication network is a precondition for the smooth implementation of rescue and disaster recovery after geological disasters. Although traditional post-disaster emergency...

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Flood susceptibility zonation using advanced ensemble machine learning models within Himalayan foreland basin

Floods are considered as one of nature's most destructive fluvio-hydrological extremes because of the massive damage to agricultural land, roads and buildings and human fatalities. Rapid development...

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The electromagnetic anomalies recorded by CSES during Yangbi and Madoi earthquakes occurred in late May 2021 in west China

This work analyzed the electromagnetic field (EM) anomalies recorded by the electric field detector (EFD) and the search coil magnetometer (SCM) onboard the China Seismo-Electromagnetic Satellite (CSES)...

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Monitoring of the Fire in Muli County on March 28, 2020, based on high temporal-spatial resolution remote sensing techniques

Wildfires are serious natural disasters, and fire monitoring has become an important task for the protection of forest resources. Remote sensing technology has become one of the most commonly used tools...

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Advances on the avoidance zone and buffer zone of active faults

Most destructive earthquakes occur along active faults. Abrupt dislocation of active faults in an earthquake and long-term creep during the interseismic period can cause serious damage to buildings...

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The variations of plasma density recorded by CSES-1 satellite possibly related to Mexico Ms 7.1 earthquake on 8th September 2021

This work analyzed the Ms 7.1 earthquake occurred at 01:47 UT on September 8th, 2021, in Acapulco City, Guerrero, Mexico (17.12° N, 99.6° W, N and W represent north and west, respectively) with a 30 ​km...

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Coulomb stress changes associated with the M7.3 Maduo earthquake and implications for seismic hazards

On May 21, 2021, the M7.3 Maduo earthquake occurred within the Bayan Har Block, one of the most seismically active regions in the Tibetan Plateau. This aroused attention to the seismic hazards in this...

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