Articles | Volume 15, issue 11
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2473–2483, 2015
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 15, 2473–2483, 2015

Research article 09 Nov 2015

Research article | 09 Nov 2015

Liquefaction susceptibility assessment in fluvial plains using airborne lidar: the case of the 2012 Emilia earthquake sequence area (Italy)

R. Civico et al.

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The 2012 Emilia seismic sequence (Italy) caused significant liquefaction-related damage. We used a lidar DTM and the 2012 liquefaction data to (a) perform a geomorphological study of the Po River plain and (b) define the liquefaction susceptibility of the geomorphologic features. Results indicate that fluvial landforms acted as a preferential location for the occurrence of liquefaction. We quantitatively defined a hierarchy in terms of liquefaction susceptibility for an ideal fluvial environment
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