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Spatio-temporal variations of geo-climatic environment in a high-altitude landscape of central Himalaya: An assessment from the perspective of vulnerability of glacial lakes

Impacts of climate change on snow cover, permafrost and glaciers at varied elevations are wide ranging and well-known. Melting water from glaciers forms glacial lakes; where, under the changing climate...

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Rupture characteristics and seismic assessment of the Qinling northern piedmont fault

Research on fault rupture characteristics and behaviors, as well as the quantification of activity parameters is an important basis for us to evaluate the future seismic hazard. What is the upper limit...

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Large-scale landslides around the reservoir area of Baihetan hydropower station: 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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Fire history and its forcing in Northeastern Asia boreal forests

Fire is a principal disturbance agent in Northeastern Asia forests with the highest fire radiative power globally. The limitation of the wide network of sites with long reconstructed fire histories...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Large-scale landslide inventory and their mobility in Lvliang City, Shanxi Province, China

Landslides are one of the most destructive geological disasters that threaten people's lives and property. With the high-resolution satellite images from Google Earth and the method of visual interpretation,...

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A multiscale building detection method based on boundary preservation for remote sensing images: Taking the Yangbi M6.4 earthquake as an example

Building detection is an important topic in remote sensing image applications. This study proposes a multiscale building detection method based on boundary preservation, to detect building roofs from...

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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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Frequency-dependent quality factor of body waves in the Kathmandu region, Nepal

The Kathmandu region becomes situated in a very close to the major thrust faults such as Main Boundary Thrust (MBT) and Main Central Thrust (MCT) has been significantly affected by series of several...

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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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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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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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Report on the establishment meeting of Committee on Earthquake Hazard Chain, Seismological Society of China and the first academic forum, 21–22 August 2021, Beijing, China

The establishment meeting and the first academic forum of the Committee on the Earthquake Hazard Chain, Seismological Society of China were held on 21–22 August 2021 in Beijing, China. The theme of...

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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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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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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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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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Novel method to pick P waves based on a grey rational analysis

For monitoring the earthquake ground motion, it is essential to rapidly and accurately detecting P waves' arrival in the seismic signal. To detect the seismic events and pick phases' arrival, some traditional...

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