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Hazard and Risk Scenarios of Landslides Triggered by Earthquakes

  • Roberto W. RomeoEmail author
  • Milena Mari
  • Giulio Pappafico
  • Pierpaolo Tiberi
  • Umberto Gori
  • Francesco Veneri
  • Gianluigi Tonelli
  • Carmela Paletta
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Abstract

This study shows, for a landslide prone area, the assessment of the slopes capacity to withstand earthquakes and how triggered mass movements can threaten potentially exposed structures and facilities. As a result a set of spatial representations (i.e., scenarios) of slope performances in a variety of seismic and climatic conditions is given and how they can induce damages or interruptions of public services such as rescue activities, communication roads, or the disruption of lifelines and urban settlements is presented.

Keywords

Landslides Earthquakes Rainfall Scenarios 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The Authors acknowledge the anonymous reviewer who provided valuable comments and suggestions.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roberto W. Romeo
    • 1
    Email author
  • Milena Mari
    • 1
  • Giulio Pappafico
    • 1
  • Pierpaolo Tiberi
    • 2
  • Umberto Gori
    • 1
  • Francesco Veneri
    • 1
  • Gianluigi Tonelli
    • 1
  • Carmela Paletta
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth Sciences Life and EnvironmentUniversity of Urbino Carlo BoUrbinoItaly
  2. 2.Department of Civil ProtectionMarche Regional GovernmentAnconaItaly

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