Susceptibility Mapping of Deep-Seated Landslides Around Active Fault System, a Case Study of Western Niigata, Japan

  • Akira NakamuraEmail author
  • Bateer Hasi
  • Tomoyuki Noro
  • Kiyoteru Maruyama


This study conducted landslide susceptibility mapping around the West margin active fault of western Niigata Prefecture, Japan using a logistic regression model. The result showed that 84.5 % of the pre-existing landslide topographies of the study area is low susceptibility, and 11.8 % of the study area is medium susceptibility, and only 3.7 % high susceptibility.


Landslide Earthquake Susceptibility mapping Japan 



The authors would like to thank Dr. Edwin L. Harp for patient review and helpful suggestions that helpful to improve the paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Nakamura
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bateer Hasi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Tomoyuki Noro
    • 1
  • Kiyoteru Maruyama
    • 1
  1. 1.Snow Avalanche and Landslide Research Center, PWRIMyoko-shiJapan
  2. 2.Now at Asia Air Survey, Co., Ltd.KawasakiJapan

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