Special Issue "Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Mitigation of Landslide Risk"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2020) | Viewed by 33890
Interests: unsaturated soil; rainfall-induced landslides; liquefaction; physical modelling; early warning system
Interests: geology; geomorphology; stratigraphy; site investigations; landslide hazard analysis
Interests: hydro-mechanical soil behaviour; landslide hazard analysis; laboratory testing; numerical modelling
Interests: geotechnical engineering; geotechnical modelling; landslides and interaction with infrastractures design codes
Interests: monitoring; remote sensing; vulnerability; landslide risk
Interests: physically-based modeling; rainfall-induced landslides; regional-scale landslide hazard; geostatistics
Natural, structural and infrastructural systems are seriously threatened by a natural disastreous phenomena, such as landslides, which can be induced by climate, or earthquackes, or anthropic action. Their diffusion and the the damage intensity of their effects is highest especially in mountaneus countries of severe susceptibility and intense urbanization.
The mitigation of landslide risk requires a coherent scientific programme of slope characterization, stability analysis, monitoring and hazard assessment, for a wise selection of the mitigation strategies in light of the diagnosis of the landslide mechanism, in order to identify the most sustainable design. This special issue “Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Mitigation of Landslide Risk” is framed within such a programme and is intended to contribute to three essential actions for the risk mitigation: 1) the monitoring of the processes, 2) the modelling of the processes to diagnose the landslide mechanism and identify the most appropriate remedial measures, and 3) the development of innovative design strategies.
Prof. Dr. Lucio Olivares
Dr. Francesca Santaloia
Prof. Federica Cotecchia
Prof. Giuseppe Scarpelli
Prof. Settimio Ferlisi
Prof. Diana Salciarini
Prof. Luca Pagano
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- Risk mitigation
- Early warning system
- Numerical modelling
- Unsaturated soil
- Cyclic/dynamic behaviour
- Climate-induced landslides
- Fracture mechanics
- Seism-induced landslides
- Physical modelling
- Slope stabilization strategies
- Remote sensing
- Landslide risk
- Satellite remote sensing for landslide monitoring and mapping in Geosciences (4 articles)
- Analysis and Prediction of Rainfall-Induced Landslides in a Changing Environment in Geosciences (4 articles)
- Analysis of the Kinematic Evolution of Active Landslides in Geosciences (4 articles)
- Mountain Landslides: Monitoring, Modeling, and Mitigation in Geosciences (16 articles)