Estimations To Improve Landslide Predictions
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Luca is a research scientist at the University of Naples Federico II, Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering.

                       

Estimations To Improve Landslide Predictions

The risk associated with rainfall-induced landslides in loose pyroclastic soils — which is widely spread across the world, especially in the subtropical zones — is recognized as increasing over the last decades, under the increasing heavy rainfalls likely caused by climate change and/or due to an exposure growth of communities and assets located at the foot of vulnerable slopes. In Italy, research has recently accelerated in investigating the hydrological behavior of these soils, especially after the famous events occurred in...

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