Landslides: Proceedings of the 9th international conference and field trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Landslides

Proceedings of the 9th international conference and field trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999, 1st Edition

Edited by J.S. Griffiths, M.R. Stokes, R.G. Thomas

CRC Press

172 pages

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This text gives an overview of the main landslide field sites. It covers aspects of recent landslide research at the University of Wollongong.

Topics: An overview of the main landslide field sites in the 9th ICFL; Aspects of recent landslide research at the University of Wollongong; Infiltration of rainwater and slope failure; Landslide hazards and highway engineering in Central and Northern Jordan; El Niño 1997-98: Direct costs of damaging landslides in the San Francisco Bay region; Mass movement features in the vincinity of the town Sorbas, South-east Spain; The movements and the countermeasures of the Choja Landslide; Interest in landslide hazard information - Parallels between Kingston, Jamaica and the San Francisco Bay region, USA; Slide activity in quick clay related to pore water pressure and weather parameters; Old and recent landslides of Barranco de Tirajana basin, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Subject Categories

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