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Seismic Landslides Hazard Zonation of Sarein, Iran (1997) Using Qualitative and Quantitative Methods
S. M. FatemiAghda *1, V. Bagheri, M Mahdavifar
1- , jegeo1382@gmail.com
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In this research, one of the new methods for seismic landslides hazard zonation (CAMEL) to predict the behavior of these types of landslides have been discussed.  It is also tried to eveluate this method with the proposed Mahdavifar method.  For achieving this result, the influence of  Sarein earthquake (1997), have been selected as a case study. In order to apply seismic hazard zonation, the methodology of Computing with Words (CW), an approach using fuzzy logic systems in which words are used in place of numbers for computing and reasoning is employed. First, the required information which includes disturbance distance, ground strength class, moisture content, shake intensity, slope angle, slope height, soil depth, terrain roughness, and vegetation have been collected using air photos, Landsat Satellite images, geological and topographic maps, and site investigation of the studied region. The data is digitized and weighted using Geological Information System (GIS). At the next step, the hazard rate and areal concentrations with respect to landslide types are calculated using CAMEL program and then, landslides hazard map produced by the above mentioned method is compared with landslides occurred as a result of Sarein earthquake. Finally, for evaluating on prediction of the earthquake-induced landslides, empirical comparison have been done between CAMEL and Mahdavifar methods.
Keywords: Earthquake-induced landslides, Regional Hazard Zonation, CAMEL, Geographic Information System (GIS), fuzzy logic
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Type of Study: s | Subject: En. Geology
Accepted: 2016/10/5 | Published: 2016/10/5
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FatemiAghda S M, Bagheri V, Mahdavifar M. Seismic Landslides Hazard Zonation of Sarein, Iran (1997) Using Qualitative and Quantitative Methods. Journal of Engineering Geology. 2013; 7 (1) :1639-1668
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