, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 135–142 | Cite as

Landslide disasters triggered by the 2004 Mid-Niigata Prefecture earthquake in Japan

Recent Landslides


  1. Hirata N, Sato H, Sakai S, Kato A, Kurashimo E (2005) Fault system of the 2004 Mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake and its aftershocks. Landslides, 2(2) (in press)Google Scholar
  2. Inokuchi T, Moriwake H, Uchiyama S (2004) Landslide topography distribution map and a comparison with the landslides triggered by 2004 Mid-Niigata earthquake. Proceedings of Urgent Symposium on Landslide Disaster Caused by 2004 Mid-Niigata Earthquake, 16–25 (in Japanese)Google Scholar
  3. Ishihara Y, Kobatake S (1979) Runoff model for flood forecasting. Bulletin of Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, 29(1):27–43Google Scholar
  4. Konagai K (2005) An example of landslide-inflicted damage to tunnel in the 2004 Mid-Niigata Prefecture earthquake. Landslides, 2(2) (in press)Google Scholar
  5. Marui H (2004) Urgent measures for the mitigation to the possible secondary disaster caused by landslide dams in Higashi-Takezawa and Terano. Proceedings of Urgent Symposium on Landslide Disaster Caused by 2004 Mid-Niigata Earthquake, 114–122 (in Japanese)Google Scholar
  6. Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (2005) Web information
  7. Nakasato H, Konishi N (2005) Subsurface structure exploration of wide landslide area by aerial electromagnetic exploration. LandslideS, 2(2) (in press)Google Scholar
  8. Okada K (2001) Soil water index. Sokko-Jiho, Japan Meteorological Agency, 69-567-100 (in Japanese)Google Scholar
  9. Sassa K (1996) Prediction of earthquake induced landslides. In: Lnadslides, Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Landslides, Vol. 1. Balkema, Rotterdam, pp. 115–132Google Scholar
  10. Sassa K, Fukuoka H, Scarascia-Mugnozza G, Evans S (1996) Earthquake-induced landslides: distribution, motion and mechanisms. Special Issue of Soils and Foundations, pp. 53–64Google Scholar
  11. Sassa K, Fukuoka H, Wang FW, Wang G (2005) Dynamic properties of earthquake-induced large-scale rapid landslides within past landslide masses. Landslides, 2(2), (in press)Google Scholar
  12. Sato H, Sekiguchi T, Kojiroi R, Suzuki Y, Iida M (2005) Overlaying landslides distribution on the earthquake source, geological and topographical data: the Mid-Niigata Prefecture earthquake in 2004, Japan. Landslides, 2(2) in this issueGoogle Scholar
  13. Shimizu F, Oyagi N, Miyagi T, Inoguchi T (2004) Landslide Topography Map, Vol. 17 (Nagaoka & Takada area), 1/50,000 and 1/25,000Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Centre on Landslides, Disaster Prevention Research InstituteKyoto UniversityUjiJapan

Personalised recommendations