Skip to main content
EGU Award Ceremony (Credit: EGU/Foto Pfluegl)

Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Awards 2016 Luigi Lombardo

EGU logo

European Geosciences Union

Luigi Lombardo

Luigi Lombardo
Luigi Lombardo

GM Geomorphology

The 2016 Outstanding Student Poster and PICO (OSPP) Award is awarded to Luigi Lombardo for the poster/PICO entitled:

Landslide triggering-thickness susceptibility, a simple proxy for landslide hazard? A test in the Mili catchment (North-Eastern Sicily, Italy) (Lombardo, L.; Fubelli, G.; Amato, G.; Bonasera, M.; Mai, P.M.)

Click here to download the poster/PICO file.

I have recently joined King Abdullah University of Science & Technology as a Post-Doc. My scientific interest lies in spatial predictive modeling, primarily applied in the framework of natural hazards. My research focuses on landslide susceptibility, initially in rainfall-induced landslides, and more recently in earthquake-induced landslides.

In the PICO presentation project we modeled the thickness at the crown of each landslide as the dependent variable. As a result, the predictive maps carried more information than classic susceptibility ones, enabling a better proxy to hazard prediction.