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Special Issue Land (ISSN 2073-445X, SSCI) entitled ’’Landslide Hazard and Environment Risk Assessment’’ - scadenza invio paper: 31/03/2021
Dear Colleagues,

The journal Land (ISSN 2073-445X, SSCI) is currently running a Special 
Issue entitled "Landslide Hazard and Environment Risk Assessment".

Prof. Enrico Miccadei, Dr. Cristiano Carabella, and Dr. Giorgio Paglia 
(Università degli Studi "G. d’Annunzio" of Chieti-Pescara)are serving 
as Guest Editors for this issue. We think you could make an excellent 
contribution based on your expertise.

Landslides are global geomorphological phenomena occurring in all 
geographic regions in response to a wide range of triggering factors. 
Landsliding is linked to the combination of geological, 
geomorphological, and climatic factors in response to trigger 
mechanisms mostly represented by heavy rainfall events, seismicity, or 
human action. Landslides directly and indirectly impact a territory, 
causing fatalities and huge socioeconomic losses also due to 
environmental degradation and rapid population growth, which requires 
correct land use policies and best practices for long-term risk 
mitigation and reduction. In this context, geomorphological field 
activities, satellite remote sensing, and numerical modeling offer 
effective support for mapping and monitoring the activity of 
landslides at both the local and regional scales.

We would like to invite you to participate in this Special Issue, 
which will focus primarily on such innovative methods to accurately 
investigate landslide phenomena providing useful products to 
characterize landslide risk management. All landslide types are 
considered, from fast rockfalls to debris flows and from slow-moving 
slides to very rapid rock avalanches. All climatic and geographical 
scales are considered, from the local to the global, including 
individual and multiple slope failures.

For further reading, you can download the attached SI flyer or please 
follow the link to the Special Issue Website at:
Land, an international, peer-reviewed Open Access journal. Dear Colleagues, Landslides are global geomorphological phenomena occurring in all geographic regions in response to a wide range of triggering factors.

The submission deadline is 31 March 2021. You may send your manuscript 
now or up until the deadline. Submitted papers should not be under 
consideration for publication elsewhere. We also encourage authors to 
send a short abstract or tentative title to the Editorial Office in 
advance (

Land (ISSN 2073-445X) is an international and crossdisciplinary open 
access journal of land use/land change, land management, land system 
science, and landscapes published monthly online by MDPI. It is 
covered in the Social Sciences Citation Indexed (SSCI) in Web of 
Science. The first Impact Factor will come out in this month. The 
predicted IF is 2.5.

Authors can enjoy the following benefits: open access; no copyright 
constraints; rapid publication; thorough peer review; no space 
constraints; no extra charges for the use of space or color.

An Article Processing Charge (APC) of CHF 1000 currently applies to 
all accepted papers. For further details on the submission process, 
please see the instructions for authors at the journal website. Please 
note that for papers submitted after 30 June 2020 an APC of 1400 CHF 

We look forward to hearing from you.

Dr. Cristiano Carabella
Fellow Researcher
INGEO - Department of Engineering and Geology,
Università degli Studi "G. d’Annunzio" Chieti-Pescara
Via dei Vestini, 31, 66100 Chieti Scalo (CH), Italy
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