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

Recent Landslides


Debris Flow Japan Meteorological Agency Large Landslide Landslide Mass Niigata Prefecture 
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The authors appreciate all members of Theme 2: Landslide Disasters, of the 2004 Mid-Niigata Prefecture Earthquake Disaster Investigation by the MEXT Special Coordinating Fund for Science and Technology for their cooperation during the ongoing investigation. Thanks go to all postgraduate students and postdoctoral fellows involved in this field investigation. We also thank the Hokuriku Regional Office of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation.


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Authors and Affiliations

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

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