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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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Large-scale landslides around the reservoir area of Baihetan hydropower station in Southwest China: Analysis of the spatial distribution

Southwest China is an area where geological hazards occur frequently. To develop a basic understanding of geological hazards in this region, the Baihetan hydropower station section of the Jinsha River...

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Object detection in high resolution optical image based on deep learning technique

Deep learning-based object detection in high resolution optical imagery is an active research frontier. Dataset for object detection is fundamentally important to drive deep learning models. Compared...

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Two public inventories of landslides induced by the 10 June 2022 Maerkang Earthquake swarm, China and ancient landslides in the affected area

The June 10, 2022 Ms5.8, Ms6.0 and Ms5.2 earthquake swarm of Maerkang, Sichuan, China has triggered a lot of landslides. The primary purpose of this paper is to prepare a detailed coseismic landslides...

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Machine learning for wildfire classification: Exploring blackbox, eXplainable, symbolic, and SMOTE methods

Whether triggered by natural or human-made events, wildfires are considered one of the most traumatic events to our community and environment. Thus, properly predicting wildfires continues to be an...

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Spatiotemporal distribution patterns of deadly geohazard events in China, 2013–2019

This study collected and compiled the deadly geohazard events that occurred in China during 2013–2019, and counted 779 deadly geohazard events, resulting in 2386 dead and missing persons (387 missings),...

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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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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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Assessing rainfall-induced landslide risk in a humanitarian context: The Kutupalong Rohingya Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

We have proposed a novel method for assessing landslide risk by applying cutting-edge geospatial technologies and combining hazard, exposure, and vulnerability components. The Kutupalong Rohingya Camp...

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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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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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Effect of soil structure interaction on the dynamic response of reinforced concrete structures

During severe seismic events, the dynamic response of the structure is affected not only by the behavior of the superstructure but also by the nature and behavior of the soil present in and around 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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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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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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Trauma following Hurricanes Maria and Michael: Complicated roles of hazard-related factors, negative coping strategies, and positive character strengths

Natural disasters are traumatizing to victims. Past research has investigated negative (e.g., stress) and positive (e.g., growth) following natural disasters, but few studies have explored the complex...

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Correlation analysis between ground motion parameters and seismic damage of buildings for near-field ground motions

Pulse-like ground motions constitute a significant challenge to the performance of buildings, as they are characterized by long intense velocity, displacement, or acceleration pulses. Such ground motions...

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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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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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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 fires on wildland-urban interfaces

Most wildland-urban interface (WUI) areas in the world will face severe wildfire risks due to climate warming and rapid urbanization. Mitigating the damage caused by WUI fires has become a worthy topic...

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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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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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Retrospective analysis and hazard assessment of Gega glacial lake in the eastern Himalayan syntaxis

The frequency of glacier related hazards like Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF) is increasing in the High Mountain Asia due to global climate warming. The extreme floods generated by glacial lake outburst...

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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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