World Landslide Forum

We proudly presented our latest study titled “Assessment of current and future multi-risk interactions and cascading impacts across Europe: a case study in Oslo, Norway” during Session 1.3: Cascading Multi-Hazard Risks: Submarine Landslides, Tsunamis, and Impacts on infrastructures at World Landslide Forum in Florence.
The presentation is focused on a specific case study focuses on the Alna district in Oslo, Norway, an urban area exposed to various hazards, including landslides, floods, and fires, with a particular emphasis on quick clay landslides.
The study aims to apply the innovative methodology to evaluate the physical impact on the built environment and assess social impacts on the population and businesses, considering the cascading effects of disruptions to the transport network. The focus is on the Alnabru terminal, Norway’s largest freight terminal, vulnerable to quick clay landslides. The study will demonstrate how cascading effects propagate across different domains, impacting both physical infrastructure and social elements, with a specific emphasis on the transport network.
Ultimately, the research aims to show how these cascades have implications for governance, providing flexibility for decision-makers to tailor analyses and visualizations based on their specific priorities. The overall objective is to enhance disaster resilience through proactive planning, mitigation strategies, and the implementation of preventive measures.