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UNESCO Chair on Geoenvironmental Disaster Reduction

UNESCO Chair on Geoenvironmental Disaster Reduction conducts field school in Shimane University every year from 2019. The highest level of researches around the world will give lectures in this field school. The special issue will include all of the teaching material in the field school, which can represent the up-to-date research results worldwide related to geoenvironmental disaster reduction.

Lead Guest Editor: 
Fawu Wang, Tongji University, China

  1. The current research investigates into the application of various thunderstorm indices to predict severe thunderstorm occurrences during the monsoon season across four distinct regions in India. Methods: The s...

    Authors: Unashish Mondal, Anish Kumar, S. K. Panda, Devesh Sharma and Someshwar Das
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2024 11:13
  2. Masonry minarets in Old Cairo are highly susceptible to earthquake damage, particularly those not designed or updated to withstand seismic loads. Therefore, regular monitoring is necessary to ensure their safe...

    Authors: Mariam A. Sallam, Hany M. Hassan, Mohamed A. Sayed, Hesham E. Abdel Hafiez, Hesham Shaker Zahra and Mohamed Salem
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:30
  3. The Cameroon Volcanic Line (CVL) is an oceanic-continental megastructure prone to geo-hazards, including landslide/mudslide, gully erosion and flash floods targeted in this paper. Recent geospatial practices a...

    Authors: Alfred Homère Ngandam Mfondoum, Pauline Wokwenmendam Nguet, Dieudonné Tchokona Seuwui, Jean Valéry Mefire Mfondoum, Henry Bang Ngenyam, Ibrahima Diba, Mesmin Tchindjang, Bertin Djiangoue, Ali Mihi, Sofia Hakdaoui, Roseline Batcha, Frédéric Chamberlain Lounang Tchatchouang, Igor Casimir Njombissie Petcheu and Luc Moutila Beni
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2023 10:22
  4. During the operation of landfills, leachate recirculation and aeration are widely applied to accelerate the waste stabilization process. However, these strategies may induce high pore pressures in waste, there...

    Authors: Shi-Jin Feng, Shao-Jie Wu, Wen-Ding Fu, Qi-Teng Zheng and Xiao-Lei Zhang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:29
  5. NASA’s developers recently proposed the Sudden Landslide Identification Product (SLIP) and Detecting Real-Time Increased Precipitation (DRIP) algorithms. This double method uses Landsat 8 satellite images and ...

    Authors: Alfred Homère Ngandam Mfondoum, Pauline Wokwenmendam Nguet, Jean Valery Mefire Mfondoum, Mesmin Tchindjang, Sofia Hakdaoui, Ryan Cooper, Paul Gérard Gbetkom, Joseph Penaye, Ateba Bekoa and Cyriel Moudioh
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2021 8:17
  6. On 14–18 March 2019, the UNESCO Chair 2019 Field School on Geoenvironmental Disaster Reduction has been held in Shimane University, Japan. The field school comprised two-day field work and three-day academic l...

    Authors: Fawu Wang, Miguel Clüsener-Godt and Zili Dai
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:13
  7. The UNESCO Chair Workshop on Geoenvironmental Disaster Reduction was held on 28 April – 1 May 2019 in Palu City and Jakarta, Indonesia. Firstly, this article introduces the background and objectives of the wor...

    Authors: Fikri Faris, Teuku Faisal Fathani and Fawu Wang
    Citation: Geoenvironmental Disasters 2019 6:12