Statistical physics of landslides: New paradigm

C. C. Chen, L. Telesca, C. T. Lee, Y. S. Sun

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Abstract

We suggest an innovative distribution function of landslide sizes, based on the non-extensive Tsallis entropy. Our result incorporates the characteristics of non-extensivity of fragmentation into the cumulative distribution of landslide sizes. Such an approach can lead to a groundbreaking statistical physics of landslides.

Original languageEnglish
Article number49001
JournalEPL
Volume95
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2011

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