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Earthquakes and Triggered Hazards

Recent earthquakes recorded by dense and various networks (e.g. :accelerometric, GPS, InSAR etc) have provided unprecedented data to understand physical processes of earthquakes and eartquake-triggered phenomena. This special issue on Eathquakes and Triggered hazards aims at gathering a set of significant contributions that have been presented at the first French-Japanese Symposium on Earthquakes and Triggered Hazards that has been held in Orleans, France (16-19 September 2015) under the joint auspices of the Disaster Prevention Research Institute (DPRI, Kyoto University) and the French Geological Survey (BRGM).

Edited by: Florent De Martin

  1. Research

    Flood risk assessment and mapping in Abidjan district using multi-criteria analysis (AHP) model and geoinformation techniques, (cote d’ivoire)

    Flood is one of the most destructive natural disasters of climate change effects in West Africa. Flood risk occurrence is a combination of natural and anthropogenic factors, which calls for a better understand...

    Jean Homian Danumah, Samuel Nii Odai, Bachir Mahaman Saley, Joerg Szarzynski, Michael Thiel, Adjei Kwaku, Fernand Koffi Kouame and Lucette You Akpa

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:10

    Published on: 20 May 2016

  2. Research

    A new classification of earthquake-induced landslide event sizes based on seismotectonic, topographic, climatic and geologic factors

    This paper reviews the classical and some particular factors contributing to earthquake-triggered landslide activity. This analysis should help predict more accurately landslide event sizes, both in terms of p...

    Hans-Balder Havenith, Almaz Torgoev, Anika Braun, Romy Schlögel and Mihai Micu

    Geoenvironmental Disasters 2016 3:6

    Published on: 10 May 2016