Environmental Geology

, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 311–324 | Cite as

GIS-based weights-of-evidence modelling of rainfall-induced landslides in small catchments for landslide susceptibility mapping

  • Ranjan Kumar DahalEmail author
  • Shuichi Hasegawa
  • Atsuko Nonomura
  • Minoru Yamanaka
  • Takuro Masuda
  • Katsuhiro Nishino
Original Article



Landslide GIS Weights-of-evidence modelling Susceptibility map Rainfall 



We thank Mr. Toshiaki Nishimura and Mr. Eitaro Masuda for their help in the field data collection. We also acknowledge the Kagawa Prefecture Office and Ministry of Local Development Kagawa for providing aerial photographs and data. Our thanks are due to Mr. Birendra Piya, senior geologist, Department of Mines and Geology, Government of Nepal, Kathmandu for his technical assistance and comments. We would also like to thank Dr. Netra Prakash Bhandary, Ehime University, Japan for his comments on the original manuscript. Mr. Anjan Kumar Dahal and Ms. Seiko Tsuruta are sincerely acknowledged for their technical support during the preparation of this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ranjan Kumar Dahal
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Shuichi Hasegawa
    • 1
  • Atsuko Nonomura
    • 1
  • Minoru Yamanaka
    • 1
  • Takuro Masuda
    • 1
  • Katsuhiro Nishino
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Safety Systems Construction Engineering, Faculty of EngineeringKagawa UniversityTakamatsu CityJapan
  2. 2.Department of Geology, Tri-Chandra Multiple CampusTribhuvan UniversityGhantagharNepal
  3. 3.OYO CorporationSaitamaJapan

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