Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides

Volume 2 Advances in Landslide Science

  • Matjaz Mikos
  • Binod Tiwari
  • Yueping Yin
  • Kyoji Sassa

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Open image in new windowLandslides Triggered by Earthquakes from 1920 to 2015
    Binod Tiwari, Beena Ajmera
    Pages 5-15
  3. Open image in new windowStress Testing Framework for Managing Landslide Risks Under Extreme Storms
    Limin M. Zhang, Liang Gao, Shengyang Y. Zhou, Raymond W.M. Cheung, Suzanne Lacasse
    Pages 17-32
  4. Landslide Field Recognition and Identification: Remote Sensing Techniques and Field Techniques

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
    2. Open image in new windowIntroduction: Landslide Field Recognition and Identification: Remote Sensing Techniques and Field Techniques
      Mateja Jemec Auflič
      Pages 35-37
    3. Olgert Jaupaj, Mentor Lamaj, Hasan Kulici, Mimoza Jusufati, Edlira Plaku, Ilmi Gjeta
      Pages 39-44
    4. Open image in new windowMulti-sensor a Priori PSI Visibility Map for Nationwide Landslide Detection in Austria
      Filippo Vecchiotti, Dario Peduto, Tazio Strozzi
      Pages 45-52
    5. Open image in new windowDetermination of the Landslide Slip Surface Using Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT) Technique
      Asriza, Supriyanto, T. H. W. Kristyanto, T. L. Indra, R. Syahputra, A. S. Tempessy
      Pages 53-60
    6. Open image in new windowCombining Spectral and Morphometric Properties of Landslides for Separating Individual Landslides Based on Object-Oriented Method
      Qigen Lin, Zhenhua Zou, Le Lin, Ying Wang
      Pages 61-70
    7. Open image in new windowSensor Data Integration for Landslide Monitoring—the LEMONADE Concept
      Romy Schlögel, Benni Thiebes, Isabella Toschi, Thomas Zieher, Mehdi Darvishi, Christian Kofler
      Pages 71-78
    8. Open image in new windowLandslide Diversity in the Rwenzori Mountains (Uganda)
      Liesbet Jacobs, Olivier Dewitte, Clovis Kabaseke, François Kervyn, Jan Maes, Kewan Mertens et al.
      Pages 79-86
    9. Open image in new windowComparing Landslide Mapping from DTM Satellite Derived Data and Field Based Studies of Loess Sediments in Western China
      Philip Leopold, Wang Tao, Roland Perko, Gerhard Heiss, Martin Jung, Armin Oblin et al.
      Pages 87-95
    10. Open image in new windowMechanism of the Montescaglioso Landslide (Southern Italy) Inferred by Geological Survey and Remote Sensing
      Francesca Bozzano, Paolo Caporossi, Carlo Esposito, Salvatore Martino, Paolo Mazzanti, Serena Moretto et al.
      Pages 97-106
    11. Open image in new windowRock Fall Characterization in Climbing Spots: The Case Study of the “Napoleonica” Tourist Route (Trieste, NE Italy)
      Chiara Boccali, Sara Biolchi, Enrico Zavagno, Luca Zini
      Pages 107-115
    12. Open image in new windowRock Avalanche Sedimentology—Recent Progress
      Anja Dufresne
      Pages 117-122
    13. Open image in new windowLandslide Monitoring at the Cala Rossa Sea Cliff (Favignana Island, Sicily)
      L. Falconi, R. Iannucci, S. Martino, A. Paciello, A. Screpanti, V. Verrubbi
      Pages 123-131
    14. Open image in new windowIntegration of Multi-sensor A-DInSAR Data for Landslide Inventory Update
      Roberta Bonì, Massimiliano Bordoni, Claudia Meisina, Alessio Colombo, Luca Lanteri
      Pages 133-142
    15. Open image in new windowSpatiotemporal Landslide Mapper for Large Areas Using Optical Satellite Time Series Data
      Robert Behling, Sigrid Roessner
      Pages 143-152
    16. Open image in new windowMultitemporal UAV Survey for Mass Movement Detection and Monitoring
      Luca Tanteri, Guglielmo Rossi, Veronica Tofani, Pietro Vannocci, Sandro Moretti, Nicola Casagli
      Pages 153-161

Other volumes

  1. Volume 5 Landslides in Different Environments
  2. Volume 4 Diversity of Landslide Forms
  3. Volume 3 Advances in Landslide Technology
  4. Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides
    Volume 2 Advances in Landslide Science
  5. Volume 1 ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015-2025

About these proceedings


This volume contains peer-reviewed papers from the Fourth World Landslide Forum organized by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), the Global Promotion Committee of the International Programme on Landslides (IPL), University of Ljubljana (UL) and Geological Survey of Slovenia in Ljubljana, Slovenia from May 29 to June 2,. The complete collection of papers from the Forum is published in five full-color volumes. This second volume contains the following:

•    Two keynote lectures

•    Landslide Field Recognition and Identification: Remote Sensing Techniques, Field Techniques

•    Landslide Investigation: Field Investigations, Laboratory Testing

•    Landslide Modeling: Landslide Mechanics, Simulation Models

•    Landslide Hazard Risk Assessment and Prediction: Landslide Inventories and Susceptibility, Hazard Mapping Methods, Damage Potential

Prof. Matjaž Mikoš is the Forum Chair of the Fourth World Landslide Forum. He is the Vice President of International Consortium on Landslides and President of the Slovenian National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Prof. Binod Tiwari is the Coordinator of the Volume 2 of the Fourth World Landslide Forum. He is a Board member of the International Consortium on Landslides and an Executive Editor of the International Journal “Landslides”. He is the Chair-Elect of the Engineering Division of the US Council of Undergraduate Research, Award Committee Chair of the American Society of Civil Engineering, Geo-Institute’s Committee on Embankments, Slopes, and Dams Committee.

Prof. Yueping Yin is the President of the International Consortium on Landslides and the Chairman of the Committee of Geo-Hazards Prevention of China, and the Chief Geologist of Geo-Hazard Emergency Technology, Ministry of Land and Resources, P.R. China.

Prof. Kyoji Sassa is the Founding President of the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL). He is Executive Director of ICL and the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal“Landslides” since its foundation in 2004.

IPL (International Programme on Landslides) is a programme of the ICL. The programme is managed by the IPL Global Promotion Committee including ICL and ICL supporting organizations, UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UNISDR, UNU, ICSU, WFEO, IUGS and IUGG. The IPL contributes to the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction and the ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015–2025.


Landslide Science Landslide monitoring Laboratory testing of landslide soil Physical modeling of landslides Numerical modeling of landslides Simulation of landslide initation and movement Landslide hazard analysis and mapping Landslide prediction Landslide risk assessment and mapping Analysis of landslide mechanism

Editors and affiliations

  • Matjaz Mikos
    • 1
  • Binod Tiwari
    • 2
  • Yueping Yin
    • 3
  • Kyoji Sassa
    • 4
  1. 1.Faculty of Civil and Geodetic EngineeringUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.Civil and Environmental Engineering DepartmentCalifornia State University, FullertonFullertonUSA
  3. 3.China Institute of Geo-Environment MonitoringChina Geological SurveyBeijingChina
  4. 4.International Consortium on LandslidesKyotoJapan

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