Articles | Volume 9, issue 5
Earth Surf. Dynam., 9, 1251–1262, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-1251-2021
Earth Surf. Dynam., 9, 1251–1262, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-1251-2021
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16 Sep 2021
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Landslide-lake outburst floods accelerate downstream hillslope slippage

Wentao Yang et al.

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The eastern Tibetan Plateau is an ideal place to study interactions among different geomorphic drivers. We report the impacts of two 2018 landslide-lake outburst floods up to 100 km distance downstream of the Jinsha River. By using remote sensing images, we found that the 2018 floods caused many hillslopes to slump during the prolonged period afterwards. The finding could help us to obtain a holistic picture of LLF impacts and improve geomorphic models of landscape evolution.