Articles | Volume 21, issue 5
Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1467–1471, 2021

Special issue: Perspectives on challenges and step changes for addressing...

Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1467–1471, 2021

Invited perspectives 11 May 2021

Invited perspectives | 11 May 2021

Invited perspectives: Landslide populations – can they be predicted?

Fausto Guzzetti

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This is a perspective based on personal experience on whether a large number of landslides caused by a single trigger (e.g. an earthquake, an intense rainfall, a rapid snowmelt event) or by multiple triggers in a period can be predicted, in space and time, considering the consequences of slope failures.
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