Articles | Volume 20, issue 9
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2379–2395, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2379-2020

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Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 2379–2395, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/nhess-20-2379-2020

Research article 10 Sep 2020

Research article | 10 Sep 2020

A spaceborne SAR-based procedure to support the detection of landslides

Giuseppe Esposito et al.

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In this article, we present an automatic processing chain aimed to support the detection of landslides that induce sharp land cover changes. The chain exploits free software and spaceborne SAR data, allowing the systematic monitoring of wide mountainous regions exposed to mass movements. In the test site, we verified a general accordance between the spatial distribution of seismically induced landslides and the detected land cover changes, demonstrating its potential use in emergency management.
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