Impacts of landslides on society

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Published on December 18, 2009

Author: Dr_Dave

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Quantifying the impacts of landslides on society : Quantifying the impacts of landslides on society David Petley, Nicholas Rosser, Rob Parker International Landslide Centre Durham University http:daveslandslideblog.blogspot.com CRED data for landslide fatalities : CRED data for landslide fatalities 6587 Background and methodology : Background and methodology – NB first order estimation of impacts Probably under-estimates Cumulative number of fatalities since September 2002 : Cumulative number of fatalities since September 2002 Kashmir earthquake-induced landslides Wenchuan earthquake-induced landslides Other disasters 2002-2009 (CRED database) Earthquake: 429,877 Flood: 37,860 Storm: 166,410 Volcano: 221 Fatal non-seismic landslides: 2006 to 2008 : Fatal non-seismic landslides: 2006 to 2008 Slide 7: Relative relief x annual precipitation Substantially differs from World Bank model : Substantially differs from World Bank model Nadim et al. (2006) Effect of latitude (2007 data) : Effect of latitude (2007 data) Number of fatal landslides Average number of fatal landslides by five day bins2002-2009 : Average number of fatal landslides by five day bins2002-2009 Occurrence of fatal landslides through the yearSmoothed with 25 day filter : Occurrence of fatal landslides through the yearSmoothed with 25 day filter Occurrence of fatal landslides through the yearSmoothed with 25 day filter : Occurrence of fatal landslides through the yearSmoothed with 25 day filter 25th July 15th April 15th Dec Cumulative number of fatal landslides : Cumulative number of fatal landslides Annual PDFs : Annual PDFs Conclusions : Conclusions

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