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Browsing by Subject "Landslide"

Browsing by Subject "Landslide"

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  • Dabiri, Zahra; Hölbling, Daniel; Abad, Lorena; Helgason, Jón Kristinn; Saemundsson, Thorsteinn; Tiede, Dirk (MDPI AG, 2020-08-24)
    Landslide mapping and analysis are essential aspects of hazard and risk analysis. Landslides can block rivers and create landslide-dammed lakes, which pose a significant risk for downstream areas. In this research, we used an object-based image analysis ...
  • Sigtryggsdóttir, Fjóla G.; Snaebjornsson, Jonas Thor (Elsevier BV, 2019-09)
    Geohazards must be considered, assessed and mitigated for all life-cycle phases of most mega infrastructure projects. This paper presents a unique mega engineering project, the 600 MW Kárahnjúkar Hydropower Project in Iceland. The construction site ...
  • Matti, Stephanie Alice; Ögmundardóttir, Helga (2021-05)
    Climate change is contributing to shifts in the magnitude and scale of hazards, and the emergence of risks in areas where they were previously unknown. In south-east Iceland, a fracture in the mountainside of Svínafellsheiði threatens to cause between ...
  • Morino, Costanza; Conway, Susan J.; Saemundsson, Thorsteinn; Helgason, Jón Kristinn; Hillier, John; Butcher, Frances E.G.; Balme, Matthew R.; Jordan, Colm; Argles, Tom (Elsevier BV, 2019-06-15)
    Molards have been defined in the past as conical mounds of debris that can form part of a landslide's deposits. We present the first conclusive evidence that molards in permafrost terrains are cones of loose debris that result from thawing of frozen ...