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Progress of Geo-Disaster Mitigation Technology in Asia

  • Fawu Wang
  • Masakatsu Miyajima
  • Tonglu Li
  • Wei Shan
  • Teuku Faisal Fathani
  • Most comprehensive Work on geo-disaster mitigation in Asia

  • Contains several case studies of geo-disaster

  • MultidisciplinaryWork on fundamental natural hazards research, risk assessment and management, and engineering technologies, which can provide more efficient disaster mitigation


Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Also part of the Environmental Science book sub series (ENVSCIENCE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Comprehensive Study

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Masakatsu Miyajima, Akira Murata
      Pages 3-16
    3. Ko-Fei Liu, Chyan-Deng Jan, Ping Sien Lin, Hsin-Chi Li
      Pages 77-103
    4. Ranjan Kumar Dahal, Netra Prakash Bhandary
      Pages 123-156
    5. Dwikorita Karnawati, Teuku Faisal Fathani, Wahyu Wilopo, Budi Andayani
      Pages 157-169
    6. Jiin-Song Tsai, Lap-Loi Chung, Karl Gee-Yu Liu
      Pages 171-186
    7. Fawu Wang, Ping Sun, Lynn Highland, Hongshuai Liu, Laizhen Pei, Qiangong Cheng
      Pages 187-203
  3. Specified Studies

About this book


This book includes the recent 10-year achievement of geo-disaster mitigation by leading Asian scientists from Japan, China, Indonesia, Korea, Iran and Far East of Russia. Case studies on recent occurred geo-disasters in Asian region have been presented. The forming mechanics of hazards such as earthquake and landslide are deeply discussed, and the disaster mitigation technology for building and pipeline safety, landslide hazard assessment and risk management are introduced.


Disaster Mitigation Earthquake Engineering Engineering Geology Landslides Lifeline Safety Natural Hazard Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Fawu Wang
    • 1
  • Masakatsu Miyajima
    • 2
  • Tonglu Li
    • 3
  • Wei Shan
    • 4
  • Teuku Faisal Fathani
    • 5
  1. 1., Faculty of Sci. & Engr.Shimane UniversityMatsueJapan
  2. 2.Kanazawa UniversityKanazawaJapan
  3. 3., Department of Geological EngineeringChang’an UniversityXi’anChina, People's Republic
  4. 4., Institute of Engineering Geology ExploraNortheast Forestry UniversityHarbinChina, People's Republic
  5. 5., Dept. of Civil andUniversitas Gadjah MadaYogyakartaIndonesia

About the editors

Prof. Fawu Wang is an Associate Professor in Disaster Prevention Section, Department of Geoscience, National Shimane University, Japan. He and his colleagues have published three books with Springer. Working on Engineering Geology and disaster prevention for near thirty years, he is an expert on disaster mitigation especially for rapid and long runout landslides.
Prof. Masakatsu Miyajima is a full professor of Earthquake Engineering in Department of Civil Engineering, National Kanazawa University, Japan. He conducted numerous field investigations after large scale earthquakes all over the world, and carried our systematic research on lifeline safety engineering.
Prof. Tonglu Li is a full professor of Engineering Geology in Chang’an University, China. He studied landslide for more than 20 years and good at the field investigation, and now is the Deputy Dean of the School of Geodesy and Engineering Geology in the university.
Prof. Wei Shan is a full professor of Forest Engineering and Engineering Geology in Northeast Forestry University. He studied geo-hazards in cold area for more than 30 years, and is an expert on disaster prevention in highway construction.
Prof. Teuku Faisal Fathani is a Associate Professor at Gadjah Mada University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, in Indonesia.

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