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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
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Abstract

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.

Keywords

Landslide Earthquake Susceptibility mapping Japan 

Notes

Acknowledgements

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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