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Effects of the Spatial Resolution of Digital Elevation Models and Their Products on Landslide Susceptibility Mapping

  • Biswajeet PradhanEmail author
  • Maher Ibrahim Sameen
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Abstract

Landslides are among the destructive natural disasters that cause significant damage to human life and properties worldwide. Numerous researchers have attempted to provide an understanding of landslide causes and related problems. An important and simple analysis method that has been used in landslide studies is landslide susceptibility mapping/modeling (LSM). LSM is fundamental to hazard and risk assessments, and it is widely used by governments for planning land use and strategic projects. LSM requires landslide conditioning factors and landslide inventories, which can be acquired using remote sensing and field surveying techniques. The output of LSM is a map that shows the degree of landslide susceptibility of an area.

Keywords

Normalize Difference Vegetation Index Landslide Susceptibility Landslide Inventory Topographic Wetness Index Landslide Susceptibility Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringUniversity Putra MalaysiaSerdangMalaysia

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