Theme 6. Specific Topics in Landslide Science and Applications

Theme 6 Specific Topics in Landslide Science and Applications
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Session 6.1 Impact of large ground deformations near seismic faults on critically important civil-infrastructures


1 Kazuo Konagai Japan Recent earthquakes that hit areas covered and/or underlain by pyroclastic matters and their impacts on lifelines
2 Alex Tang Canada Lessons Learned – Landslide Induced Lifelines Disasters from Past Earthquakes
3 Susumu Nakamura Japan Risk Assessment of Structural Damage for Rock Collision due to Earthquake-Induced Landslide
4 Junji KIYONO Japan Seismic response of buried pipeline to strong ground motion of strike-slip fault
5 Vishnu Dangol Nepal Impact on Infrastructure by 2015 Gorkha Eathquake Induced Landslides
6 Tara Nidhi Bhattarai Nepal Reconstruction Strategies for Mw 7.8 Earthquake-induced Landslide-affected Settlements in Nepal
7 Chih-Hsuan Liu Chinese Taipei Relationship between Arias intensity and the earthquake-induced displacements of slopes


Session 6.2 Recent Progress in the Landslide Initiating Science


1 Haijun Qiu China Controls on landslide size: insights from field survey data
2 Ikuo Towhata Japan Geologic and hydrologic investigations on slope failures triggered by extreme rainfall on Izu Oshima Island, Japan
3 Yifei Cui China Investigation of internal erosion of wide grading loose soil – a micromechanics-based study
4 Huayong Chen China Experimental study on formation and propagation of debris flow triggered by the glacial lake outburst flood
5 Yan Yan China Quantitative analysis of landslide processes based on seismic signals – a new method for monitoring and early warning of landslide hazards
6 Amin Askarinejad Netherlands Water exfiltration from bedrock: a drastic landslide triggering mechanism



Session 6.3 Earth Observation and Machine Learning


1 Christopher Gomez Japan High-resolution point-cloud for Landslides in the 21st Century: from data acquisition to new processing concepts
2 Daniele Giordan Italy Automatized dissemination of landslide monitoring bulletins for early warning applications
3 Giulia Bossi Italy Detecting change of patterns in landslide displacements using machine learning, an example application
4 Elahe Jamalinia Netherlands Predicting rainfall induced slope stability using Random Forest regression and synthetic data
5 Ivan Depina Norway Hybrid Analytics of Rainfall Infiltration with Physics-informed Neural Networks



Session 6.4 General Landslide Studies


1 Tonglu Li China Loess Stratigraphy and Loess Landslides in the Chinese Loess Plateau
2 Hermanns Reginald L Norway Mapping, hazard and consequence analyses for unstable rock slopes in Norway
3 Martina Böhme Norway Landscape formation and large rock slope instabilities in Manndalen, northern Norway
4 Francis Rengers USA Landslides after wildfire: initiation, magnitude, and mobility
5 Peng Cui China Disaster Risk Assessment of the Silk Road
6 Daisuke Higaki Japan Rehabilitation of gully-dominant hill slopes by using low-cost measures-a case study in Nepal
7 Chinthaka Ganepola Sri Lanka Site Suitability Analysis for Nature-based Landslide Risk Mitigation
8 Oleg V. Zerkal Russia Classification of Cryogenic Landslides and Related Phenomena (by Example of the Territory of Russia)
9 Hiroshi P. Sato Japan Relation between horizontal direction of crustal deformation surveyed on the control points and area ratio of the slope failures triggered by the 2016 Kumamoto earthquake (Mj7.3)
10 Weile Li China Precursor of large rockslides and its application on landslide early detection
11 Michiyo Nakashima Japan Report on a landslide in Kyotango city, Kyoto prefecture
12 Yasunori Katsume Japan Three-dimensional shape of mountainous landslide and the ground deformation caused by snow melting – Jin’nosuke-dani landslide, Mount
Hakusan,Central Japan
13 Yu Zhao China Measuring colloidal forces between clay microparticles with optical tweezers


Session 6.5 The Japanese Geotechnical Society Session


1 Kazuya Yasuhara Japan Contribution of geotechnical engineering to climate change and IPCC
2 Motoyuki Suzuki Japan Urgent issues and new suggestions for geo-disaster prevention in Japan
3 Tatsuya Ishikawa Japan Lessons from recent geo-disasters in Hokkaido under heavy rainfall
4 Noriyuki Yasufuku Japan Lessons from recent geo-disasters caused by heavy rainfall in recent years in Kyushu Island, Japan
5 Shima Kawamura Japan Lessons from recent geo-disasters in Hokkaido under earthquake
6 Kiyonobu Kasama Japan Lessons from recent eqrthquake-induced Geo-disaster in Kyushu
7 Kumiko Fujita Japan Starting International Joint Research for Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction: The Use of Japanese Warning Technology Considering the Social Differences in Sri Lanka and Japan
8 Yamashita Yuichi Japan Daily education for disaster risk reduction and victim support in disaster
9 YongSu Kim Japan A Study For Improving Disaster Prevention Of Community


Session 6.6. Landslide Remediation and Mitigation Studies


1 Stavroula Fotopoulou Greece Towards a probabilistic performance-based methodology for the vulnerability assessment of buildings subjected to seismically induced landslides
2 Jose A. Chavez El Salvador Slope Behavior Improvement of Partially-Saturated Pyroclastic in Data Scarse Regions
3 Vishnu Dangol Nepal Geotechnical Investigation for Landslide Stabilization Works in Narayanghat-Mugling Road, Central Nepal
4 Christophe Balg Switzerland Applying over ten years of experience in debris flow barriers to examples in South Africa and India for permanent protection


Korean Session in Theme 6


1 Lee Jin-Ho Republic of Korea Development of Engineering Techniques for Exploring Land Creep Susceptible Zones in South Korea
2 Namgyun Kim Republic of Korea Stability analysis for cut-slope collapse by earthquake
3 Sangjun IM Republic of Korea Quantitative Evaluation of Erosion Control Dam on Sediment Trapping Efficiency with a Simulation Approach



The Japan Landslide Society E-proceedings sessions

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Session 6.E1 International Cooperation in Landslide Disaster/Risk Reduction (Japan)


1 Haruki Ogasa Japan JICA’s support in sediment disaster risk reduction
2 Kiyoharu Hirota Japan Preliminarly report of simple hazard mapping methods for slope stability in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
3 Lidia Elizabeth Torres Bernhard Honduras AHP Method Applicated to Landslide Susceptibility Mapping in pilot sites of Tegucigalpa
4 Elias Garcia-Urquia Honduras Coupling antecedant rainfall and intensity-duration thresholds for landslide occurrence in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 2010
5 Takeshi Kuwano Japan Slope disaster and countermeasures in Honduras
6 Masanori Tozawa Japan Introduction of Preventive Measures in the Road Infrastructure Development in Tajikistan, in cooperation with a JICA technical project
7 Tomoharu Iwasaki Japan Technical cooperation project: Landslide adviser for Mauritius
8 Mukteshwar Gobin Mauritius Structural and non-structural countermeasures against landslides implemented in Mauritius with the assistance of the Government of Japan
9 Mikihiro MORI Japan Risk Estimation and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Road Geohazard Risk Reduction by comprehensive assessment for seismic and non-seismic hazards.
10 Alonso Armado Alfaro El Salvador Rockfall and landslides events and its study in Los Chorros Segment of the CA01 route, El Salvador.
11 Tempa Thinley Bhutan Landslide disaster management and capacity development for roadside slope risk reduction in Bhutan
12 Hara Takashi Japan Rockfall protection on road in Bhutan
13 Naoto Iwasa Japan Application on slope stabilization method aimed an environment and landscape conservation
14 Kaoru Nakazato Japan Generating Landslide Hazard Map on 2015 Nepal Earthquake and Subsequent Training Activity
15 Daisuke Higaki Japan A case study of low-cost measures against landslides by river bank erosion in Nepal
16 Yoji Kasahara Japan Road slope disaster countermeasures in Sri Lanka
17 Pucai Yang Japan Identification of Debris Flow Hazards in Sri Lanka
18 Hiroshi Ogawa Japan Technical transfer for landslide investigation and monitoring at central Asia Kyrgyz Republic


Session 6.E2 Introduction of landslide mitigation measures of Japan


1 Toko Takayama Japan Landslide interpretation based on precise visualization method using high resolution geospatial data
2 Wataru Takeshita Japan Use of UAV-SfM point cloud for emergency response to landslide disasters
3 Tomoya Hayakawa Japan Large landslide dam in Hidakahoronai, Hokkaido
4 Senro Kuraoka Japan Development of methods to assess the annual expected loss of earthquake-induced landslides
5 Nobuyuki Shibasaki Japan Effect of S-wave velocity structure of the ground on occurrence of strain in landslide-prone slopes during an earthquake: a case study of landslide along the Yamagata-Suifu Line, induced by the 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake
6 Wataru Sagara Japan Relationship between water quality and ground condition in earthquake-induced landslide areas
7 Yoshinori Ito Japan Prediction of groundwater level fluctuation in deep-seated landslide area using genetic algorithm
8 Akihiro Miyagi Japan Relationship between bamboo rhizome and surface failure
9 Kazunori Hayashi Japan Small and simple water drainage drilling method for landslide disaster prevention
10 Yoshitsugu Kimura Japan Performance Verification of sediment capture by Flexible Barrier
11 Masayuki Ujihara Japan The Geofiber method-protecting slopes with environment-conscious continuous fiber reinforced soil-
12 Hiroaki KOJIMA Japan Case studies of installation of measuring instruments on overseas landslide countermeasures and their problems: examples of Sri Lanka and Honduras
13 Yusuke Koyama Japan Disaster risk coverage of TV media for citizens
14 Go SATO Japan Creating an archive of landslide interpretation using the human eye via an eye-tracking system
15 Lin Wang Japan Microseism and Vibration Sensor Array Monitoring System


Session 6.E3 Activities of Landslide-prevention engineers to enhance local capacity for disaster reduction in Japan


1 Noriko Ohnuma Japan Process of preparing Community Disaster Management Plan: Case study of communities on Ichinichi‐Mae Project and CDMP that Have Experienced Recent Disaster
2 Kiyomi Nakamura Japan Extraction of subjects for regional disaster risk reduction by teaching materials simulating evacuation behaviors
3 Shunitsu Fujii Japan An easy way to learning rainfall-induced landslides and its prevention using analog modelling
4 Akihiko Tadokoro Japan The workshop program of disaster prevention learning for primary school children and junior high school students
5 Kouichi Ikebe Japan Approaches and actions for information dissemination and education for disaster resilience in the Chubu Branch of Japan Landslide Society
6 Takemine Yamada Japan Collaboration of the City of Yokohama and the JAGE’s chartered engineers for geotechnical evaluation consultation with local residents


Session 6.E4 Challenges in international unification of slope disaster prevention technologies


1 Yuuichi Ueno Japan International Comparison of the Classification of Soils and Rocks for Determining the Stable Cut Slope Angles
2 Naoto Iwasa Japan Technical Terms of Structure for Slope Protection
3 Mitsuya Enokida Japan International differences in methods for calculating the deterrent effect of ground anchoring and soil nailing
4 Shiho Asano Japan Role of forestry conservation for landslide prevention
5 Kiyoharu Hirota Japan Vegetation Methods Based on the Japanese Standard Cut Slope in Bhutan
6 Daisuke Higaki Japan Definition of Technical Terms for Landslide Disaster Management


Session 6.E5 Countermeasures conducted by the Japanese government against landslide disasters


1 Masakazu Nagano Japan Outline of measures for sediment disaster by Sabo Department of MLIT, Japan
2 Masaru Touhei Japan Introduction of Construction Information Modeling / Management in the Yui Landslide Countermeasures
3 Teruyoshi Takahara Japan Mitigation works for the Aruse I-3 block landslide in Miyoshi, Tokushima, Japan
4 Yuki Yamana Japan Efforts and results of mountain area conservation by Forestry conservancy projects
5 Kojiro Shiraki Japan Examples of recent landslide countermeasures by conservancy projects
6 Mayuko Shida Japan Agriculture and landslides in Japan
7 Tooru Sato Japan National Project for Landslide Prevention in the Takase Area