A Sequentially Coupled Catchment‐Scale Numerical Model for Snowmelt‐Induced Soil Slope Instabilities

@article{SivaSubramanian2020ASC,
  title={A Sequentially Coupled Catchment‐Scale Numerical Model for Snowmelt‐Induced Soil Slope Instabilities},
  author={Srikrishnan Siva Subramanian and X. Fan and Ali. P. Yunus and Th.W.J. van Asch and Gianvito Scaringi and Q. Xu and Lanxin Dai and T. Ishikawa and R. Huang},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface},
  year={2020},
  volume={125}
}
The frequency of snowmelt‐induced soil slope instabilities is increasing in some seasonally cold regions because of climate change. Reliable hazard assessment and risk mitigation of snowmelt‐induced landslides require physically‐based prediction models. However, existing models either apply only at the slope scale or assume precipitation as the sole landslide trigger. In doing so, they neglect the complexity and coupled nature of the thermo‐hydro‐mechanical processes leading to slope… 
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