Global terrain classification using Multiple-Error-Removed Improved-Terrain (MERIT) to address susceptibility of landslides and other geohazards

Junko Iwahashi1, Dai Yamazaki2, Masashi Matsuoka3, Patcharavadee Thamarux3, Julie Herrick4, Alan Yong5 and Utkarsh Mital6, (1)Geospatial Information Authority of Japan, Ibaraki, Japan, (2)The University of Tokyo, Institute of Industrial Sciences, Tokyo, Japan, (3)Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan, (4)US Geological Survey, Denver, United States, (5)US Geological Survey, Pasadena, CA, United States, (6)California Institute of Technology, Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Pasadena, United States