Identification and Mitigation of Large Landslide Risks in Europe: Advances in Risk Assessment, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Identification and Mitigation of Large Landslide Risks in Europe

Advances in Risk Assessment, 1st Edition

By C. Bonnard, F. Forlati, C. Scavia

CRC Press

336 pages

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Large landslides affect many mountain valleys in Europe. They are characterised by a low probability of evolution into a catastrophic event but can have very large impacts on population, infrastructures and the environment. This impact is becoming more and more pronounced due to increasing tourism and the construction of new roads and railways in m

Table of Contents

Preface1. Introduction2. The meaning of risk assessment related to large landslides3. A key approach: the IMIRILAND project method4. The Cassas landslide5. The Rosone landslide6. The Oselitzenbach landslide7. The Ceppo Morelli rockslide8. The Sedrun landslide9. The Sechilienne landslide10. Specific situations in other contexts11. Suggestions, guidelines and perspectives of developmentReferences

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI019000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General
SCI031000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology
SCI060000
SCIENCE / Reference
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General