SE: XU Chong SE: XU Chong

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SE: XU Chong


Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration


Research Interests

Landslide Earthquake Geology

Earthquake-Triggered Landslide

Geological Hazard

Active Fault


Remote Sensing


2007.09-2010.07. Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PhD

2004.09-2007.07. Xi'an University of Science and Technology, Master

2000.09-2004.07. Xi'an University of Science and Technology, Bachelor

Work Experience

2016.12 – Present

Professor (Research Professor) – Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration

2012.12 – 2016.12

Associate Professor – Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration

2012.06 –2012.11

Assistant Professor – Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration

2010.08 – 2012.05

Post-doctoral – Institute of Geology, China Earthquake Administration

Research projects

PI of the NSFC and ICIMOD Joint Research Project "The law of successive occurrence of landslides induced by the 2015 Nepal's mainshock, largest aftershock and quake-following heavy rainfall" (January 2017 to December 2019, grant amount: 2,000,000 RMB)

PI of a general NSFC project "A study on identification of seismogenic faults using spatial distribution patterns of co-seismic landslides" (January 2015 to December 2018, grant amount: 800,000 RMB)

PI of a youth NSFC project "Regional seismic landslide volume calculation model and its application: an example from the 2008 Wencuuan earthquake" (January 2013 to December 2015, grant amount: 250,000 RMB)

Major Publications

Xu, C., Ma, S., Tan, Z., Xie, C., Toda, S., Huang, X. Landslides triggered by the 2016 Mj 7.3 Kumamoto, Japan, earthquake. Landslides, 2018. doi: 10.1007/s10346-017-0929-1

Xu C. 2017. The landslide that dammed Mengda Lake was not triggered by the 1927 Gulang, China, M8 earthquake. Journal of Paleolimnology 57(2): 157-161.

Xu C, Shen L, Wang G. 2016. Soft computing in assessment of earthquake-triggered landslide susceptibility. Environmental Earth Sciences 75(9): 767.

Xu C, Xu X, Shen L, Yao Q, Tan X, Kang W, Ma S, Wu X, Cai J, Gao M, Li K. 2016. Optimized volume models of earthquake-triggered landslides. Scientific Reports 6: 29797.

Xu C, Xu X, Tian Y, Shen L, Yao Q, Huang X, Ma J, Chen X, Ma S. 2016. Two comparable earthquakes produced greatly different coseismic landslides: The 2015 Gorkha, Nepal and 2008 Wenchuan, China events. Journal of Earth Science 27(6): 1008-1015.

Xu C. 2015. Preparation of earthquake-triggered landslide inventory maps using remote sensing and GIS technologies: Principles and case studies. Geoscience Frontiers 6(6): 825-836.

Xu C, Xu X, Shyu JBH. 2015. Database and spatial distribution of landslides triggered by the Lushan, China Mw 6.6 earthquake of 20 April 2013. Geomorphology 248: 77-92.

Xu C, Xu X, Shyu JBH, Gao M, Tan X, Ran Y, Zheng W. 2015. Landslides triggered by the 20 April 2013 Lushan, China, Mw 6.6 earthquake from field investigations and preliminary analyses. Landslides 12(2): 365-385.

Xu C. 2014. Do buried-rupture earthquakes trigger less landslides than surface-rupture earthquakes for reverse faults? Geomorphology 216: 53-57.

Xu C, Shyu JBH, Xu X. 2014. Landslides triggered by the 12 January 2010 Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Mw = 7.0 earthquake: visual interpretation, inventory compiling, and spatial distribution statistical analysis. Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 14(7): 1789-1818.

Xu C, Xu X. 2014. The spatial distribution pattern of landslides triggered by the 20 April 2013 Lushan earthquake of China and its implication to identification of the seismogenic fault. Chinese Science Bulletin 59(13): 1416-1424.

Xu C, Xu X, Shyu JBH, Zheng W, Min W. 2014. Landslides triggered by the 22 July 2013 Minxian-Zhangxian, China, Mw 5.9 earthquake: Inventory compiling and spatial distribution analysis. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 92: 125-142.

Xu C, Xu X, Yao X, Dai F. 2014. Three (nearly) complete inventories of landslides triggered by the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan Mw 7.9 earthquake of China and their spatial distribution statistical analysis. Landslides 11(3): 441-461.

Xu C, Xu XW. 2014. Statistical analysis of landslides caused by the Mw 6.9 Yushu, China, earthquake of April 14, 2010. Natural Hazards 72(2): 871-893.

Xu C, Xu X, Yao Q, Wang Y. 2013. GIS-based bivariate statistical modelling for earthquake-triggered landslides susceptibility mapping related to the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake, China. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology 46(2): 221-236.

Xu C, Xu X, Yu G. 2013. Landslides triggered by slipping-fault-generated earthquake on a plateau: an example of the 14 April 2010, Ms 7.1, Yushu, China earthquake. Landslides 10(4): 421-431.

Xu C, Xu X, Zhou B, Yu G. 2013. Revisions of the M 8.0 Wenchuan earthquake seismic intensity map based on co-seismic landslide abundance. Natural Hazards 69(3): 1459-1476.

Xu C, Xu XW, Dai FC, Wu ZD, He HL, Wu XY, Xu SN, Shi F. 2013. Application of an incomplete landslide inventory, logistic regression model and its validation for landslide susceptibility mapping related to the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan earthquake of China. Natural Hazards 68(2): 883-900.

Xu C, Dai F, Xu X, Lee YH. 2012. GIS-based support vector machine modeling of earthquake-triggered landslide susceptibility in the Jianjiang River watershed, China. Geomorphology 145-146: 70-80.

Xu C, Xu X, Dai F, Saraf AK. 2012. Comparison of different models for susceptibility mapping of earthquake triggered landslides related with the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in China. Computers & Geosciences 46: 317-329.

Xu C, Xu X, Dai F, Xiao J, Tan X, Yuan R. 2012. Landslide hazard mapping using GIS and weight of evidence model in Qingshui River watershed of 2008 Wenchuan earthquake struck region. Journal of Earth Science 23(1): 97-120.

Xu C, Xu X, Lee YH, Tan X, Yu G, Dai F. 2012. The 2010 Yushu earthquake triggered landslide hazard mapping using GIS and weight of evidence modeling. Environmental Earth Sciences 66(6): 1603-1616.

Tian, Y., Xu, C.*, Chen, J., Zhou, Q., Shen, L. Geometrical characteristics of earthquake-induced landslides and correlations with control factors: A case study of the 2013 Minxian, Gansu, China, Mw 5.9 event. Landslides, 2017, 14(6): 1915-1927.

Tian, Y., Xu, C.*, Chen, J., Hong, H. Spatial distribution and susceptibility analyses of pre-earthquake and coseismic landslides related to the Ms 6.5 earthquake of 2014 in Ludian, Yunan, China. Geocarto International, 2017, 32(9): 978-989.

Tian, Y., Xu, C.*, Xu, X., Chen, J. Detailed inventory mapping and spatial analyses to landslides induced by the 2013 Ms 6.6 Minxian earthquake of China. Journal of Earth Science, 2016, 27(6): 1016-1026.

Liu, L., Xu, C.*, Xu, X., Tian, Y., Ran, Y., Chen, J. Interactive statistical analysis of predisposing factors for earthquake-triggered landslides: a case study of the 2013 Lushan, China Ms 7.0 earthquake. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2015, 73(8): 4729-4738.

Shen, L., Xu, C.*, Liu, L. Interaction among controlling factors for landslides triggered by the 2008 Wenchuan, China Mw 7.9 earthquake. Frontiers of Earth Science, 2016, 10(2): 264-273.