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Journal of the International Consortium on Landslides

Editor-in-Chief: Kyoji Sassa

ISSN: 1612-510X (print version)
ISSN: 1612-5118 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10346

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Kyoji Sassa, Prof. Emeritus

Kyoto University
UNITWIN Headquarters Bldg.
Kyoto University Uji Campus
Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan

Tel.: + 81-774-38-4834, 4837
Fax: + 81-774-38-4019

Assistant Editor-in-Chief

Zeljko Arbanas
University of Rijeka

Associate Editors

Rex Baum
U.S. Geological Survey

Peter Bobrowsky
Geological Survey of Canada

Nicola Casagli
University of Florence

Jordi Corominas
Technical University of Catalonia - UPC

Mauri McSaveney
Institute of Geological and
Nuclear Science, Ltd.
New Zealand

Farrokh Nadim
Norwegian Geotechnical Institute

Luciano Picarelli
Second University of Napoli

Alexander Strom
JSC "Hydroproject Institute"

Binod Tiwari
California State University

Veronica Tofani
University of Florence UNIFI

Yueping Yin
China Geological Survey

Editorial Board - Advisory Members

Salvano Briceno
ICL Headquarters

Paolo Canuti
University of Firenze

David Cruden
University of Alberta

Eward Derbyshire

Wolfgang Eder
University Munich

K. Ishihara
The University of Tokyo

Norbert Morgenstern
University of Alberta

Badaui Rouhban
ICL Headquarters

Robert Schuster

Tamotsu Takahashi
Kyoto University


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    Landslides are gravitational mass movements of rock, debris or earth. They may occur in conjunction with other major natural disasters such as floods, earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Expanding urbanization and changing land-use practices have increased the incidence of landslide disasters. Landslides as catastrophic events include human injury, loss of life and economic devastation and are studied as part of the fields of earth, water and engineering sciences. The aim of the journal Landslides is to be the common platform for the publication of integrated research on landslide processes, hazards, risk analysis, mitigation, and the protection of our cultural heritage and the environment. The journal publishes research papers, news of recent landslide events and information on the activities of the International Consortium on Landslides.

    - Landslide dynamics, mechanisms and processes

    - Landslide risk evaluation: hazard assessment, hazard mapping, and vulnerability assessment

    - Geological, Geotechnical, Hydrological and Geophysical modeling

    - Effects of meteorological, hydrological and global climatic change factors

    - Monitoring including remote sensing and other non-invasive systems

    - New technology, expert and intelligent systems

    - Application of GIS techniques

    - Rock slides, rock falls, debris flows, earth flows, and lateral spreads

    - Large-scale landslides, lahars and pyroclastic flows in volcanic zones

    - Marine and reservoir related landslides

    - Landslide related tsunamis and seiches

    - Landslide disasters in urban areas and along critical infrastructure

    - Landslides and natural resources

    - Land development and land-use practices

    - Landslide remedial measures / prevention works

    - Temporal and spatial prediction of landslides

    - Early warning and evacuation

    - Global landslide database




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