Articles | Volume 18, issue 12
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3283–3296, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3283-2018
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 18, 3283–3296, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-18-3283-2018

Research article 12 Dec 2018

Research article | 12 Dec 2018

Potential impact of climate change and extreme events on slope land hazard – a case study of Xindian watershed in Taiwan

Shih-Chao Wei et al.

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We adopted the projected rainfall coupled with the shallow landslide prediction, debris flow simulation, and loss assessment to investigate the impact in Xindian watershed, Taiwan. Upon comparing the worst events in the late 20th and 21st centuries, the economic losses are projected to increase by 27.8 % due to the increasing disasters on slope land caused by climate change. The influence downstream will be mainly in the form of indirect impacts such as a water supply shortage.
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