Articles | Volume 22, issue 11
Research article
24 Nov 2022
Research article |  | 24 Nov 2022

Landslide susceptibility assessment in the rocky coast subsystem of Essaouira, Morocco

Abdellah Khouz, Jorge Trindade, Sérgio C. Oliveira, Fatima El Bchari, Blaid Bougadir, Ricardo A. C. Garcia, and Mourad Jadoud

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Short summary
The aim of this study was to assess the landslide susceptibility of the rocky coast of Essaouira using the information value model. The resulting susceptibility maps could be used for both environmental protection and general planning of future development activities.
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