Articles | Volume 15, issue 10
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2413–2423, 2015

Special issue: Landslide Prediction & Forecasting

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2413–2423, 2015

Research article 23 Oct 2015

Research article | 23 Oct 2015

Quantitative comparison between two different methodologies to define rainfall thresholds for landslide forecasting

D. Lagomarsino et al.

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