Landslide

Landslide Susceptibility Mapping in Basha Diamer Dam Area using Remote Sensing and Modelling Techniques

ls10Year: 2012-2013
Country: Pakistan
Location within country: Diamer district of Gilgit-Baltistan province

The objectives of this project were: 1) To develop a landuse/landcover map from ALOS/AVNIR-2 satellite images using Object Based Image Analysis (OBIA) technique, and 2) To delineate the landslide potential area using maximum entropy and weighted logistic regression approaches.

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Mapping of Landslide Susceptibility in Hatlon Province

ls9Year: 2011-2012
Country: Tajikistan
Location within country: Hatlon province

The main objectives of this project were; 1) Analyze the landslide susceptibility in the selected area of Tajikistan by logistic regression approach, 2) Update existing settlements using ALOS satellite images, and 3) Assess the level of landslide exposure for villages.

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RS/GIS-based Landslide Susceptibility mapping for Rinchending area, Bhutan

ls8Year: 2010-2011
Country: Bhutan
Location within country: Rinchending area

This project aimed at analyzing the landslide susceptibility in the Rinchending area of Bhutan by utilizing a multi criterion evaluation with the application of RS and GIS technologies.
Slope instability, particularly, in most part of the extended Township of Rinchending has become a serious problem for the municipality and district authorities.

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Landslide Susceptibility Assessment in Agricultural Land using Remote Sensing and GIS

ls7Year: 2009-2010
Country: Indonesia
Location within country: Malang and Blitar districts

The objectives of this project were: 1) To explore ALOS satellite data for identification of landslide points, 2) To assess landslide susceptibility using a deterministic model called SINMAP, 3) To compare landslide map generated by the SINMAP model with the existing landslide map prepared from weighted overlay method, 4) To update the previous landuse/landcover map using the ALOS data.

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Landslide Hazard Zonation Mapping for Sustainable Development in Bhutan - A Case Study in Phuntsholing Area

ls6Year: 2008-2009
Country: Bhutan
Location within country: Phuntsholing area

The project aimed at modeling the rain triggered landslides utilizing a deterministic slope stability predictive tool based on RS and GIS technologies.
The study area, Phuntsholing has very steep terrains with weak geology, and during the rainy season the region witnesses many landslides and the situation are getting worse due to population pressure as well as infrastructure development, especially roads.

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