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Invited perspectives
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11 May 2021
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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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