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Understanding and Reducing Landslide Disaster Risk

Volume 1 Sendai Landslide Partnerships and Kyoto Landslide Commitment

  • 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)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxv
  2. Forum Lectures and Special Lectures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Design Recommendations for Single and Dual Debris Flow Barriers with and Without Basal Clearance

      • Charles Wang Wai Ng, Clarence Edward Choi, Haiming Liu, Sunil Poudyal, Julian Shun Hang Kwan
      Pages 33-53
    3. The Rockfall Failure Hazard Assessment: Summary and New Advances

      • Michel Jaboyedoff, Mariam Ben Hammouda, Marc-Henri Derron, Antoine Guérin, Didier Hantz, François Noel
      Pages 55-83
    4. Progress and Lessons Learned from Responses to Landslide Disasters

      • Brian D. Collins, Mark E. Reid, Jeffrey A. Coe, Jason W. Kean, Rex L. Baum, Randall W. Jibson et al.
      Pages 85-111
    5. The Impact of Climate Change on Landslide Hazard and Risk

      • Luciano Picarelli, Suzanne Lacasse, Ken K. S. Ho
      Pages 131-141
  3. Sendai Landslide Partnerships, Kyoto Landslide Commitment, and International Programme on Landslides

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143
    2. Kyoto 2020 Commitment for Global Promotion of Understanding and Reducing Landslide Disaster Risk

      • Kyoji Sassa, Peter T. Bobrowsky, Kaoru Takara, Badaoui Rouhban
      Pages 145-153
    3. The ICL Journal Landslides—16 Years of Capacity Development for Landslide Risk Reduction

      • Matjaž Mikoš, Kyoji Sassa, Željko Arbanas
      Pages 163-177
    4. Central Asia—Rockslides’ and Rock Avalanches’ Treasury and Workbook

      • Alexander Strom, Kanatbek Abdrakhmatov
      Pages 215-223
    5. Results of Recent Monitoring Activities on Landslide Umka, Belgrade, Serbia—IPL 181

      • Biljana Abolmasov, Uroš Đurić, Jovan Popović, Marko Pejić, Mileva Samardžić Petrović, Nenad Brodić
      Pages 225-234
    6. Landslides in Weathered Flysch: From Activation to Deposition (WCoE 2017–2020)

      • Matjaž Mikoš, Nejc Bezak, Janko Logar, Matej Maček, Ana Petkovšek, Dušan Petrovič et al.
      Pages 235-240
    7. Report of the Croatian WCoE 2017–2020: From Landslide Mapping to Risk Assessment

      • Snježana Mihalić Arbanas, Sanja Bernat Gazibara, Petra Jagodnik, Marin Sečanj, Vedran Jagodnik, Martin Krkač et al.
      Pages 241-250
    8. LARAM School: An Ongoing Experience

      • Leonardo Cascini, Michele Calvello, Sabatino Cuomo
      Pages 251-257

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.

Keywords

  • Landslide Science
  • ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015-2025
  • Kyoto 2020 Commitment
  • Landslide-induced-tsunami
  • 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

    Kyoji Sassa

  • Faculty of Civil & Geodetic Eng, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

    Matjaž Mikoš

  • Port and Airport Research Institute, National Institute of Maritime, Port and Aviation Technology, Yokosuka City, Japan

    Shinji Sassa

  • 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

    Kaoru Takara

  • Department of Civil and Earth Resources, Kyoto University, International Consortium on Landslides, Sakyo-ku Kyoto, Japan

    Khang Dang

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 169.00
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  • ISBN: 978-3-030-60196-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)