Articles | Volume 6, issue 2
Research article
27 Jun 2018
Research article |  | 27 Jun 2018

Characterizing the complexity of microseismic signals at slow-moving clay-rich debris slides: the Super-Sauze (southeastern France) and Pechgraben (Upper Austria) case studies

Naomi Vouillamoz, Sabrina Rothmund, and Manfred Joswig

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Seismic monitoring of active landslides enables the detection of microseismic signals generated by slope activity. We propose a classification of microseismic signals observed at two active clay-rich debris slides and a simple method to constrain their source origin and their size based on their signal amplitudes. A better understanding of landslide-induced microseismicity is crucial for the development of early warning systems based on landslide-induced microseismic signal precursors.