Reviews the Kyoto2020 Commitment for Global Promotion of Understanding and Reducing Landslide Disaster Risk (KS2020), a long-term and global framework for the landslide community to develop the ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015–2025
Includes four sections from the Fifth World Landslide Forum
Contains chapters on “landslide-induced tsunamis” and “landslide hazard assessment at UNESCO designated sites (world heritage, global geopark, and bioreserve)”
Covers the progress of more than 50 “International Programme on Landslide” Projects worldwide
Part of the book series: ICL Contribution to Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction (CLDRR)
Conference series link(s): WLF: Workshop on World Landslide Forum
Conference proceedings info: WLF 2020.
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Table of contents (56 chapters)
Forum Lectures and Special Lectures
Sendai Landslide Partnerships, Kyoto Landslide Commitment, and International Programme on Landslides
About this book
This book is a part of ICL new book series “ICL Contribution to Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction” founded in 2019. Peer-reviewed papers submitted to the Fifth World Landslide Forum were published in six volumes of this book series. This book contains the followings:
• Four Forum lectures and one award paper
• Sendai Landslide Partnerships, Kyoto Landslide Commitment, and International Programme on Landslides.
• Landslide-induced tsunamis
• Landslides at UNESCO designates sites and contribution from WMO, FAO, and IRDR
• Education and Capacity Development for Risk Management and Risk Governance
Prof. Kyoji Sassa is the Founding President and the Secretary-General of International Consortium on Landslides (ICL). He has been the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal Landslides since its foundation in 2004.
Prof. Matjaž Mikoš is the Vice President of International Consortium on Landslides and Vice President of Slovenian Academy of Engineering. He is a Professor and Dean of Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Dr. Shinji Sassa is Head of Soil Dynamics Group and Research Director of International Research Center for Coastal Disasters, Port and Airport Research Institute, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology, Japan.
Prof. Peter Bobrowsky is the President of International Consortium on Landslides. He is a Senior Scientist of Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
Prof. Kaoru Takara is the Executive Director of International Consortium on Landslides. He is a Professor and Dean of Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies (GSAIS) in Human Survivability (Shishu-Kan), Kyoto University.
Dr. Khang Dang is the Secretary General of the Fifth World Landslide Forum. He also serves as the Research Promotion Officer of ICL and a Lecturer at the University of Science, Vietnam National University, Hanoi.
- Landslide Science
- ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015-2025
- Kyoto 2020 Commitment
- Landslide hazard assessment at UNESCO sites
- Landslide dynamics
- IPL projects
- World Centre of Excellence
Editors and Affiliations
International Consortium on Landslides, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Faculty of Civil & Geodetic Eng, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Port and Airport Research Institute, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology, Yokosuka City, Japan
Natural Resources Canada, Geological Survey of Canada, Sidney, Canada
Peter T. Bobrowsky
Graduate School of Advanced Integrated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Department of Civil and Earth Resources, Kyoto University, International Consortium on Landslides, Sakyo-ku Kyoto, Japan
Book Title: Understanding and Reducing Landslide Disaster Risk
Book Subtitle: Volume 1 Sendai Landslide Partnerships and Kyoto Landslide Commitment
Editors: Kyoji Sassa, Matjaž Mikoš, Shinji Sassa, Peter T. Bobrowsky, Kaoru Takara, Khang Dang
Series Title: ICL Contribution to Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction
Publisher: Springer Cham
Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2021
Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-60195-9Published: 22 December 2020
Softcover ISBN: 978-3-030-60198-0Published: 23 December 2021
eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-60196-6Published: 21 December 2020
Series ISSN: 2662-1894
Series E-ISSN: 2662-1908
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XXV, 641
Number of Illustrations: 44 b/w illustrations, 483 illustrations in colour