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Countless landslides in Nantou county are disrupting ancient agricultural traditions, leading some to wonder how much longer they can continue to cling to the steep slopes they call home.
Guardian, the (UK)
Cover and source: Global Earthquake Model Foundation
This seismic risk profile of Taiwan, produced by the Global Earthquake Model (GEM) Foundation summarizes key metrics of seismic risk, allowing stakeholders in risk management to get an overview of the risk in the country.
Over the last two weeks, I travelled with my daughter Holly through Taiwan on vacation. Loyal readers will know that in the early part of my career I spent some time in Taiwan working on landslides triggered by typhoons.
Eos - AGU
This study adopted a collaborative approach, involving industry, government, and academia, using Nature-based Solutions (NbS) to enhance ecosystem services.
This study estimated a resident preference model using the CE method, used demographic data and prevention attitudes to measure resident preference heterogeneity, and estimated the welfare effects of community-based disaster management (CBDM).
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Science and Technology Centre for Disaster Reduction (NCDR), Taiwan
The Print
This study established a quantitative flood resilience index to assess the resilience of specific locations to flooding. The researchers then used a 3Di hydrodynamic model to simulate time-variant inundation conditions under an extreme event in Taiwan.
The shaking from the magnitude-6.8 mainshock was larger than expected in 2500 years. The foreshock may have left a seismic warning that another quake was coming.

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