By Matjaz Mikos,Binod Tiwari,Yueping Yin,Kyoji Sassa

This quantity comprises peer-reviewed papers from the Fourth global Landslide discussion board prepared via the foreign Consortium on Landslides (ICL), the worldwide merchandising Committee of the overseas Programme on Landslides (IPL), college of Ljubljana (UL) and Geological Survey of Slovenia in Ljubljana, Slovenia from may perhaps 29 to June 2,. the full selection of papers from the discussion board is released in 5 full-color volumes. This moment quantity includes the following:

•    keynote lectures

•    Landslide box popularity and id: distant Sensing strategies, box Techniques

•    Landslide research: box Investigations, Laboratory Testing

•    Landslide Modeling: Landslide Mechanics, Simulation Models

•    Landslide risk hazard evaluate and Prediction: Landslide Inventories and Susceptibility, threat Mapping tools, harm Potential

Prof. Matjaž Mikoš is the discussion board Chair of the Fourth global Landslide discussion board. he's the vice chairman of overseas Consortium on Landslides and President of the Slovenian nationwide Platform for catastrophe threat Reduction.

Prof. Binod Tiwari is the Coordinator of the quantity 2 of the Fourth global Landslide discussion board. he's a Board member of the overseas Consortium on Landslides and an government Editor of the foreign magazine “Landslides”. he's the Chair-Elect of the Engineering department of the USA Council of Undergraduate learn, Award Committee Chair of the yank Society of Civil Engineering, Geo-Institute’s Committee on Embankments, Slopes, and Dams Committee.

Prof. Yueping Yin is the President of the foreign Consortium on Landslides and the Chairman of the Committee of Geo-Hazards Prevention of China, and the executive Geologist of Geo-Hazard Emergency know-how, Ministry of Land and assets, P.R. China.

Prof. Kyoji Sassa is the Founding President of the foreign Consortium on Landslides (ICL). he's government Director of ICL and the Editor-in-Chief of overseas Journal“Landslides” due to the fact that its starting place in 2004.

IPL (International Programme on Landslides) is a programme of the ICL. The programme is controlled through the IPL international promoting Committee together with ICL and ICL assisting enterprises, UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UNISDR, UNU, ICSU, WFEO, IUGS and IUGG. The IPL contributes to the United international locations foreign procedure for catastrophe relief and the ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015–2025.

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