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    Two-volume set, includes a free CD containing the full contents of the book.

    Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through Improved Understanding comprises the Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Landslides and 2nd North American Symposium on Landslides (Banff, Alberta, Canada, 2-8 June 2012). Included are thirteen keynote and invited papers, the inaugural Heim Lecture, and over 260 technical papers organized under the following themes:

    • Landslides and Society - Processes and Impacts
    • Advances in Investigation & Classification
    • Understanding Landslide Mechanisms
    • Simulating and Managing Rock Fall
    • New Technologies for Investigative and Performance Monitoring
    • Slope Stability in Practice - Engineered Slopes and Forest Management
    • Advanced Stability Analyses and Landslide Modelling
    • Evaluation and Control of Landslides - Avoidance, Prevention, and
    • Protection Strategies

    This two-volume set is intended for landslide practitioners, researchers and decision makers, to serve as a comprehensive reference, summarizing the current state-of-the-art and state-of-practice in landslide investigation, analysis and risk management as viewed by experts from Canada, the U.S. and other countries worldwide in their efforts to better protect society through improved understanding.

    Symposium credits

    VOLUME 1

    Keynote & invited papers

    Landslides and engineered slopes: Protecting society through improved understanding
    D.N. Petley

    Approaches to rainfall-induced landslides forecasting
    G.B. Crosta, P. Frattini & C. di Prisco

    Characteristics of landslides triggered by the 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake, Sichuan, China
    Y. Yin, P. Sun, M. Zhang, A. Xing & M. Wang

    Progressive failure in natural and engineered slopes
    S. Leroueil, A. Locat, E. Eberhardt & N. Kovacevic

    Varnes classification of landslide types, an update
    O. Hungr, S. Leroueil & L. Picarelli

    Advances in investigation and analysis for soil landslides: Three selected topics
    D.H. Cornforth

    Fluid flow focusing in passive continental margins: Significance to submarine slope instability
    R. Urgeles

    Rock slope characterization and geomechanical modelling
    D. Stead, M. Jaboyedoff & J.S. Coggan

    Monitoring of potentially catastrophic rockslides
    S. Loew, V. Gischig, J.R. Moore & A. Keller-Signer

    Integrating forests in the analysis and management of rockfall risks: Experiences from research and practice in the Alps
    L.K.A. Dorren & F. Berger

    Urban landslides: Challenges for forensic engineering geologists and engineers
    Scott Burns

    Malaysia’s national slope master plan—from theory to practice
    C.H. Abdullah

    Slope instability hazard in Haiti: Emergency assessment for a safe reconstruction
    S. Mora-Castro, J. Saborío, J.P. Asté, C. Prepetit, V. Joseph & M. Matera

    First Heim lecture

    Deformation analysis of landslides: Progressive failure, rate effects and thermal interactions
    E.E. Alonso

    Landslides & society: Processes & impacts

    An introduction to the Canadian technical guidelines and best practices related to landslides
    R. Couture, P.T. Bobrowsky, A. Blais-Stevens, B. Wang & D.F. VanDine

    Requirements for professional landslide studies in Canada
    D.F. VanDine & K.W. Savigny

    Landslide identification, mapping and field description in Canada
    L.E. Jackson, Jr., P.T. Bobrowsky & R. Couture

    Landslide risk evaluation in Canada
    M.J. Porter & N.R. Morgenstern

    Prototype landslide hazard map of the conterminous United States
    J.W. Godt, J.A. Coe, R.L. Baum, L.M. Highland, J.R. Keaton & R.J. Roth, Jr.

    Seattle landslide study: 12 years later
    W.T. Laprade & J.J. Lee

    Landslide hazard mapping in North Carolina—Overview and improvements to the program
    J.B. Bauer, S.J. Fuemmeler, R.M. Wooten, A.C. Witt, K.A. Gillon & T.J. Douglas

    Systematic geological mapping for landslide understanding in the Norwegian context
    R.L. Hermanns, L. Hansen, K. Sletten, M. Böhme, H.S.S. Bunkholt, J.F. Dehls, R.S. Eilertsen, L. Fischer, J.-S. L’Heureux, F. Høgaas, B. Nordahl, T. Oppikofer, L. Rubensdotter, I.-L. Solberg, K. Stalsberg & F.X. Yugsi Molina

    The national landslide inventory, landslide events, impacts and mitigation measures in Italy
    A. Trigila & C. Iadanza

    Economic assessment of landslide risk for the Waidhofen a.d. Ybbs region, Alpine Foreland, Lower Austria
    P. Lemenkova, C. Promper & T. Glade

    Geomorphic controls and debris flows—the 2010 Zhouqu disaster, China
    T.A. Dijkstra, J.H. Chandler, R. Wackrow, X.M. Meng, D.T. Ma, A. Gibson, M. Whitworth, C. Foster, K. Lee, P.R.N. Hobbs, H.J. Reeves & J. Wasowski

    The Testalinden Creek debris flow of 2010 near Oliver, British Columbia
    P. Jordan, K. Turner & D. Nicol

    Debris flow fatalities—who lives and who dies?
    P.M. Santi & C. Dowling

    The physical vulnerability of roads to debris flow: An expert judgement approach
    J.T. Smith, M.G. Winter, S. Fotopoulou, K. Pitilakis, O-C. Mavrouli, J. Corominas & S. Argyroudis

    Vulnerability of buildings to debris flow impact
    M. Jakob, D. Stein & M. Ulmi

    Analyses of river-blocking and breaking mode of “9.24” debris flow near Tangjiashan barrier dam
    X.W. Hu, Y. Zhang, X.P. Lv, X. Lin, X.W. Hu & H.Y. Hu

    Earthquake approach to mapping landslides useful for private insurers
    J.R. Keaton & R.J. Roth, Jr.

    Estimating landslide losses: A general approach for a winter storm scenario
    C.J. Wills, F. Perez & D. Branum

    Relation of recent megalandslides to prehistoric events in the city of La Paz, Bolivia
    R.H. Hermanns, J. Dehls, M.A. Guzmán, N. Roberts, J.J. Clague, A. Cazas Saavedra & G. Quenta Quispe

    Relationship between urban development and slope instability in the history of Rome:
    The case of the Palatine Hill between the Republican and the Imperial Ages (IV cen. BC—II cen. AD)
    G.B. Fasani, A. Bretschneider, E. Di Luzio & A. Cicogna

    A moderate velocity landslide with immoderate consequences
    D.M. Cruden, C.D. Martin, S. Thomson & B.G.N. Miller

    Landslide hazard evaluation and quarry redesign at Bingen, Washington, USA
    H.T. Kuper, G.L. Peterson, R. Pirot & D.J. Higgins

    Minor rock slide along Ohio River, Indiana, yields damage to residential structures
    T.R. West

    Review of approaches for assessing the impact of climate change on landslide hazards
    J.A. Coe & J.W. Godt

    What if atmospheric CO2 concentration doubles? A chemical perspective on rock weathering and weakening
    M.-H. Derron & M. Jaboyedoff

    Forecasting transport infrastructure slope failures in a changing climate
    J.H. Wilks, T.A. Dijkstra & N. Dixon

    Landslides and climate change—innovative approaches to planning policy and stakeholder engagement in England
    R. McInnes & R. Moore

    Historical evolution of multi-source mudslides
    M. Parise, A. Federico & G. Palladino

    Land cover changes for landslide risk evolution—first results from lower Austria
    C. Promper & T. Glade

    The influence of notches on the stability of soil and rock slopes
    L.E. Vallejo

    Botanical and geotechnical influences on peat instability
    E.S. Foteu Madio, A.P. Dykes, M.P. Waller, P. Hughes & M.J. Grant

    Exploring regional topographic and rainfall controls of landslides on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
    J.N. Goetz, A. Brenning & R.H. Guthrie

    A solifluction lobe in Okstindan, north Norway and its paleoclimatic significance
    G. Elliott & P. Worsley

    Massive debris flow event on Pacific Northwest volcanoes, USA, November 2006:
    Causes, effects and relationship to climate change
    S.F. Burns, R. Pirot, K. Williams & S. Sobieschezk

    Advances in investigation & classification

    A railway ground hazard scenario characterization methodology
    T.R. Keegan, M. Pritchard & D.M. Cruden

    Fast assessment of susceptibility of massive rock instabilities
    M. Jaboyedoff, M.-H. Derron, A. Pedrazzini, L.H. Blikra, G.B. Crosta, C.R. Froese, R.H. Hermanns, T. Oppikofer, M. Böhme & D. Stead

    Understanding landslides in Kentucky: Tools and methods to further landslide hazard research
    M.M. Crawford

    Monitoring and LIDAR spatial analysis to define landslide activity at Little Smoky River, Alberta
    A.J. Morgan, D.K. Chao & C.R. Froese

    Construction of evaluation model for landslide potential after rainfall due to slope land use
    Y-R. Chen, S-C. Hsieh, K-J. Tsai & W-C. Lin

    Landslide and alluvial fan caused by an extreme rainfall in Suao, Taiwan
    H.T. Chou, C.F. Lee, C.M. Lo & C.P. Lin

    Rock slope stability and influence of rainfall on national road 234 (Central Portugal)
    P.S. Andrade & V.P. Cavaleiro

    Pre-conditioning factors for rainfall and earthquake-triggered landslides
    S.B. Bai, B. Thiebes, J. Wang & P.G. Zhou

    Relation of landslides triggered by the Kiholo Bay earthquake and modeled ground motion
    E.L. Harp, S.H. Hartzell, R.W. Jibson & L. Ramirez-Guzman

    Study of stability of the remnant mountain body in the back scarp of the Tangjiashan

    Landslide after the May 12, 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake
    X.W. Hu, G. Luo, X.P. Lv, D.G. Song, X.W. Hu & H.Y. Hu

    Seismic landslide hazard maps of Anchorage, Alaska, USA
    R.W. Jibson

    Recognition of earthquake-triggered landslides using support vector machines
    C. Cheng, S.B. Bai & P.G. Zhou

    Rapid drawdown and landslides
    N.M. Pinyol, E.E. Alonso & S. Olivella

    Application of ambient noise analysis for investigating site amplification properties of slopes susceptible to seismically induced failures
    V. Del Gaudio & J. Wasowski

    Using 3D seismic and electrical tomography to aid in landslide remediation design
    P. Sirles, K. Haramy, R. Andrew & R. Surdahl

    Mechanism and volume estimation of the 2007 Punta Cola rockslide-debris avalanche using terrestrial laser scanning and aerial photogrammetry
    F.X. Yugsi Molina, T. Oppikofer, R.L. Hermanns, T.F. Redfield, I. Bascuñan, S. Loew & S.A. Sepúlveda

    Characterizing six large landslides with LiDAR imagery and reconnaissance, Cascade Range, South Fork Santiam River, Oregon
    C.M. Hammond & N.K. Jenks

    Identification of geomorphological features of landslides using airborne laser altimetry
    T.H. Kim, D.M. Cruden & C.D. Martin

    Using 3D surface datasets to understand landslide evolution: From analogue models to real case study
    D. Carrea, A. Abellán, M.-H. Derron, N. Gauvin & M. Jaboyedoff

    Detailed geologic mapping uncovers prehistoric landslide dam at Posey Canyon in the Ridge Basin, California
    J.M. Wallace & P.L. Johnson

    Influence of 3D statistical discontinuity variability on slope stability conditions
    M.-A. Brideau, S. Chauvin, P. Andrieux & D. Stead

    Slope failure and modeling uncertainty in complex volcanic terrain, Opito Bay, New Zealand
    S.L. Price

    Slope instability in Ohio’s glacial deposits
    J. Cermak & J. Moskowitz

    Displacements of a large landslide in structurally complex clays
    C. Di Maio, M. Vallario, R. Vassallo & M. Bianca

    Quick-clay formation and groundwater leaching trends in southwestern Sweden
    M.A. Persson & R.L. Stevens

    Quick-clay distribution assessed from 2D resistivity measurements:
    Recent developments based on test sites in Mid Norway
    I.-L. Solberg, L. Hansen, J.S. Rønning & E. Dalsegg

    A critical review of the definition of brittle clays adopted in the Norwegian practice
    V. Thakur, F. Oset, R. Aabøe, T. Wiig, E. Lyche, E.E.D. Haugen, M.B. Sæter & A. Robsrud

    The Saint-Jude landslide of May 10, 2010, Québec, Canada
    P. Locat, D. Demers, D. Robitaille, T. Fournier, F. Noël, S. Leroueil, A. Locat & G. Lefebvre

    The hidden complexity of a deep-seated landslide, Richmond, California, USA
    P.L. Johnson & J.M. Wallace

    Detailed assessment of the deep-seated gravitational deformation at Stampa above Flåm, Norway
    M. Böhme, R.L. Hermanns, L. Fischer, T. Oppikofer, H.S.S. Bunkholt, M.-H. Derron, D. Carrea, M. Jaboyedoff & T. Eiken

    Kinematics and internal deformation of a slow deep-seated rock slide in metamorphic rock (Niedergallmigg, Austria)
    C. Zangerl, C. Prager, W. Chwatal, E. Brückl, H. Kirschner & R. Brandner

    Post-glacial rockslides in a 200 × 130 km area of the Alps:
    Characteristics, ages, and uncertainties
    M. Ostermann & D. Sanders

    The August 06, 2010 Mount Meager rock slide-debris flow, Coast Mountains, British Columbia
    R.H. Guthrie, P. Friele, K. Allstadt, N. Roberts, S.G. Evans, K. Delaney, D. Roche, J.J. Clague, M. Jakob & D. Cronmiller

    Reactivation of an overlooked landslide in site of power plant of Shawan hydropower station, Sichuan, China
    S.W. Qi, F. Wu, Y. Song & Z.Q. Li

    An experimental investigation on the “slope” stability during coalmining-induced quicksand
    Q.H. Dong, W.H. Sui & X.C. Wei

    Influence of multiple seams mining on stability of steep slopes
    W.H. Sui, W. Hu, G. Zhang & Y. Wang

    Study on the critical water head in the trailing edge of translational landslide
    Y. Zhao, M. Xu & H.M. Zhao

    Slope stability and landscape restoration design for abandoned limestone quarries in Xuzhou urban planning area
    G. Zhang, W.H. Sui & J. Zhou

    Stability and shear strength parameters inversion of man-made rockfill
    B. Zhang, X. Chen, B. Wu, F. Feng & X. Huang

    Determining potential debris flow inundation zones for an emergency response using LAHARZ: The Ghost Town debris flow, Maggie Valley, N.C., USA
    A.C. Witt, K.A. Gillon, R.M. Wooten, T.J. Douglas, J.B. Bauer & S.J. Fuemmeler

    Elaboration of a magnitude-frequency relationship for debris flows by aerial photographs—case study from a national park in the Spanish Pyrenees
    M. Hürlimann, G. Chevalier, J. Moya, C. Abancó & M. Llorens

    Debris flow modeling for susceptibility mapping at regional to national scale in Norway
    L. Fischer, L. Rubensdotter, K. Sletten, K. Stalsberg, C. Melchiorre, P. Horton & M. Jaboyedoff

    Initiation zone characterization of debris flows in November 2006, Mount Hood, Oregon, USA
    R. Pirot

    Approaches to shallow landslide and debris flow—assessments in Norway
    K. Stalsberg, L. Fischer, L. Rubensdotter & K. Sletten

    The fallacy of frequency: Statistical techniques for debris-flow frequency—magnitude analyses
    M. Jakob

    Debris flow travel distance: Field traverse data and regional guidelines for terrain stability assessment
    R.J. Fannin, M. Busslinger & P. Jordan

    A study about the relationship between the frequency of debris flows and lithology
    B. Yu, S. Chu, K. Lu, L. Han & H. Xie

    The Ganderberg landslide (South Tyrol, Italy): Residual hazard assessment and risk scenarios
    G. Bossi, M. Mantovani, G. Marcato, A. Pasuto, V. Mair V, L. Nössing & M. Stefani

    Landslide susceptibility modeling with generalized additive models—facing the heterogeneity of large regions
    H. Petschko, R. Bell, T. Glade & A. Brenning

    Landslide inventory and susceptibility mapping for the Yukon Alaska Highway Corridor
    A. Blais-Stevens, P. Lipovsky, M. Kremer, R. Couture & S. Smith

    Landslide susceptibility mapping with GIS: A case study in Covilhã, Portugal
    J. Riscado, V.P. Cavaleiro, L. Andrade Pais & P.S. Andrade

    Improved spatial analysis and prediction of landslide susceptibility: Practical recommendations
    A. Brenning

    Quantitative assessment of landslide frequency versus magnitude of displacement
    P. Flentje, R. Chowdhury, A. Miner & C. Mazengarb

    Engineering geomorphological mapping for landslide hazard assessments in Hong Kong
    S. Parry & J.R. Hart

    Performance after 17 years of road cut slopes in Muscat, Oman
    P.M. Maurenbrecher & J. James

    Challenges in planning highway improvements in landslide terrain
    C. Gräpel & R. Skirrow

    Susceptibility assessment of shallow landslides in the Messina province (North-East Sicily, Italy)
    C. Esposito, G. Scarascia-Mugnozza, A. Trigila & M.G. Finoia

    Understanding landslide mechanisms

    A case study of an extremely rapid rockslide and its landslide dam
    Q.-G. Cheng, Y.-F. Wang & Q. Zhu

    Airblast generated by rock avalanche 841
    Q.-G. Cheng, Y.-F. Wang, Q. Zhu & X.-L. Wei

    Cosmogenic nuclide dating of slow moving rockslides in Norway in order to assess
    long-term slide velocities 849
    R.L. Hermanns, T.F. Redfield, H.S.S. Bunkholt, L. Fischer, T. Oppikofer, J. Gosse & T. Eiken

    Landslide processes in hard rock in Troms, Norway 855
    H.S.S. Bunkholt, T.F. Redfield, P.T. Osmundsen, T. Oppikofer, R.L. Hermanns & J. Dehls

    Implications of geologic structure on the stability of gigantic landslides:
    Lessons learned from the Sanford Pasture Landslide Complex
    E.R. Keffeler & R.J. Watters

    Earthquake-triggered rock slope failures: Damage and site effects
    J.R. Moore, V. Gischig, F. Amann, M. Hunziker & J. Burjanek

    Modelling the geometrical control on the evolution of brittle failure
    N.J. Rosser

    Modelling the shearing behaviour of sturzstrom
    K.L. Rait, E.T. Bowman & C. Lambert

    Evidence for coseismic rock avalanches and debris flows in fractured mylonites
    of the Alpine Fault, Paringa, New Zealand
    G.S. Halliday & A. Camara

    Sedimentology and mechanics of major rock avalanches: Implications from (pre-)historic Sturzstrom deposits (Tyrolean Alps, Austria)
    C. Prager, C. Zangerl & H. Kerschner

    The genesis of Huascarán-like sturzstroms—a thermo-dynamic approach
    J. Hanisch & O. Schulze

    The Aggenalm landslide—first findings of the monitoring data
    J. Festl, J. Singer & K. Thuro

    Deep-seated rockslide formation: A study of Huangcaoping in Dadu River, China
    G. Han, Q.-H. Zhao & S.-Q. Peng

    Displacements and the influence of permafrost on rockslides in northern Norway;
    Implications for driving mechanisms and hazards
    L.H. Blikra, L. Kristensen, H.H. Christiansen & J. Dehls

    Failure and motion mechanisms of a rapid loess flowslide triggered by irrigation in the Guanzhong irrigation area, Shaanxi, China
    T.L. Li, X.L. Xing, L.J. Huang, P. Li, K.L. Zhang & F.W. Wang

    The angle of repose of granular systems measured using hollow cylinders
    L.E. Vallejo & Z. Liu

    Description and development mechanisms of the landslide at Ulu Yam Perdana, Hulu Yam, Selangor, Malaysia
    K.B. Jaafar, S. Jamaludin & M.F. Mohamad Isa

    Kinematics and evolution of Carlantino large landslide (Apulia, Southern Italy)
    F. Canora, R. Pellicani, G. Spilotro, D. Fidelibus & S. Gallicchio

    Shear deformation distribution and the variation of pore pressure in a sandy model slope during rainfall
    K. Sasahara & N. Sakai

    Some considerations on the mechanics of a large earthslide in stiff clays
    R. Vassallo, C. Di Maio, L. Comegna & L. Picarelli

    Temporal characteristics and controls on landsliding in glacial tills
    S. Nawawitphisit, D.N. Petley, N.J. Rosser, M. Lim, M. Brain, S. Waugh, A. Clark & C. Longley

    Post-failure characteristics of weathered soils in Korea
    S.W. Jeong, J.S. Choi, Y.S. Song, J. Locat, S. Leroueil & G. Chambon

    A study of the retrogressive behaviour and mobility of Norwegian quick clay landslides
    J.-S. L’Heureux

    Tertiary creep reproduction in back-pressure-controlled ring-shear test and predicting final failure time of rainfall-induced landslides
    A. Atitkagna & H. Fukuoka

    Creep behavior of clayey soils in residual-state of shear: An experimental study to understand the creeping displacement behavior of large-scale landslides
    A.D.R. Bhat, R.C. Tiwari, B.N.P. Bhandary & R. Yatabe

    Some catastrophic landslides triggered by the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake
    G. Wang, A. Suemine, F.Y. Zhang, H. Fukuoka & T. Kamai

    A slow and complex landslide process in the Southern Apennines (Italy)
    F. Cotecchia, C. Vitone, F. Santaloia & G. Palladino

    Onset mechanism of high-speed landslide triggered by earthquake and calculation of set-out velocity
    C.-Z. Gu, X.W. Hu, M.-C. Zhang & G. Luo

    Study on the failure mechanism of the landslide caused by goaf deformation
    Y. Xu & X. Wu

    Cause and stability analysis of the ancient East Tangjiawan landslide in the Three Gorges Dam reservoir area
    Y.S. Li, T.B. Li & D. Zhong

    Landslides induced by the May 11 (2011), Lorca (SE Spain), earthquake (Mw 5.1)
    P. Alfaro, J. Delgado, J.A. López, F. García-Tortosa, L. Lenti, C. López-Casado & S. Martino

    The genetic mechanism analysis and engineering effects of Wasigou landslide
    Y. Wang, Y. Chen, L. Wang & H. Li

    Experimental study on the migration of fine grains with seepage in a soil layer
    X.B. Lu, T.L. Ye & X.H. Zhang

    Assessment of mass movements in the western part of Istanbul, Turkey
    A. Tugrul, Ö. Ündül & İ.H. Zarif

    Reactivated mechanism analysis of a giant landslide induced by excavation:
    A case study of Badu Landslide in China
    D.M. Xue, T.B. Li & Y.X. Wei

    An experimental and energy approach study of the crushing of sliding layer granular material in a grain crushing-induced landslide
    W. Hu, Z.Y. Yin, C. Dano & P.Y. Hicher

    Submarine mass-wasting and deposition in selected Norwegian fjord deltas
    R.S. Eilertsen, L. Hansen & J.-S. L’Heureux

    Exploring the contrasting signatures of submarine landslides along the North Channel of the St. Lawrence Middle Estuary (Charlevoix), Québec, Canada
    J. Locat, D. Turmel, F. Noël, C. Amiguet, P. Lajeunesse, G. St-Onge & L. Terhzaz

    Numerical analyses of submarine slope failure due to gas hydrate dissociation
    S.-S. Park & S.-G. Choi

    Temporal progression and spatial extent of mass wasting events on the Squamish prodelta slope 1091
    J.E.H. Clarke, S. Brucker, J. Muggah, T. Hamilton, D. Cartwright, I. Church & P. Kuus

    Author index

    VOLUME 2

    Simulating & managing rock fall

    A new source of rockfall information
    A.K. Turner

    Performance measures for rock slopes and appurtenances
    D.A. Stanley & L.A. Pierson

    Quantitative rock fall hazard and risk assessment in Yosemite Valley, California, USA
    G.M. Stock, N. Luco, E.L. Harp, B.D. Collins, P. Reichenbach, K. Frankel, B. Matasci, D. Carrea, M. Jaboyedoff & T. Oppikofer

    Rockfalls at chalk cliffs in northern Europe
    S.A. Schack Pedersen

    Straddling the US Canada border, the Ross Dam rockfall
    B.A. George & L.A. Pierson

    The 2010 rockfall event in Stein an der Traun—causes and triggers
    K. Thuro & M. Bundschuh

    Probabilistic Rockfall Hazard Analysis (PRHA)
    P. Frattini, G.B. Crosta, S. Lari & F. Agliardi

    Rockfall simulation using a 3-D discrete element model with engineering validation
    R. Zhang & A. Rock

    Simplified approach for obtaining the block volume distribution of fragmental rockfalls
    J. Corominas, O-C. Mavrouli, D. Santana & J. Moya

    Evaluation of hypothesized water-system triggers for rock falls from Glacier Point, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
    G.M. Stock, N. Sitar, J.W. Borchers, E.L. Harp, J.B. Snyder, B.D. Collins, R.C. Bales & G.F. Wieczorek

    Fully rationalized equations for incorporating joint water pressure in rock slope stability analyses at Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park, California
    C.F. Watts, S.A. Underwood, W.C. Haneberg & J.D. Rogers

    Terrestrial photogrammetry and LiDAR investigation of the cliffs associated with the seismically triggered rockfalls during the February and June 2011 Christchurch earthquakes
    M.-A. Brideau, C.I. Massey, G. Archibald & M. Jaboyedoff

    Seismically induced rock fall, Christchurch, New Zealand: The effects of large vertical and horizontal accelerations
    A.L. Williams, M. Gibson & G. Gilmer

    Influence of freeze-thaw cycles on microseismic activity on a mountain slope in the Italian Alps
    C. Occhiena, M. Pirulli, C. Scavia, M. Arattano, M. Chiarle, U. Morra di Cella & P. Pogliotti

    Summary of worldwide rockfall tests
    J.D. Duffy

    A fresh approach to the hybrid/attenuator rockfall fence
    A. Bichler & G. Stelzer

    Applications and limitations of hybrid rockfall protection systems
    T.C. Badger, T. Ortiz & B. Arndt

    A review on the design of rock sheds with a cushion layer
    K. Schellenberg, C. Röthlin, S. Ghadimi-Khasraghy & T. Vogel

    New technologies for investigative & performance monitoring

    Practical considerations for landslide instrumentation
    G. Machan & D.L. Beckstrand

    Investigation and monitoring of rock slope instabilities in Norway by terrestrial laser scanning
    T. Oppikofer, H.S.S. Bunkholt, L. Fischer, A. Saintot, R.L. Hermanns, D. Carrea, C. Longchamp, M.-H. Derron, C. Michoud & M. Jaboyedoff

    Analysis of a large-scale, stepped planar failure in the Central Andes uplands, Chile, using roughness profiles from terrestrial laser scanning
    S.A. Sepúlveda, J.P. Fuentes, T. Oppikofer, R.L. Hermanns & S.M. Moreiras

    Monitoring the subsurface hydrologic response for precipitation-induced shallow landsliding in the San Francisco Bay area, California, USA
    B.D. Collins, J.D. Stock, K.A. Foster, M.P.W. Whitman & N.E. Knepprath

    The coupling of structural analyses and monitoring techniques to characterize Turtle Mountain unstable system
    F. Humair, M. Jaboyedoff, A. Pedrazzini, J-L. Epard, C.R. Froese, F. Moreno & J. Pearse

    Kinematic considerations of the Gascons rockslide, Québec (Gaspésie), Canada
    C. Cloutier, J. Locat, P-E. Lord, R. Couture & M. Jaboyedoff

    Kinematics of the Slumgullion landslide revealed by ground-based InSAR surveys
    W.H. Schulz, J.A. Coe, B.L. Shurtleff, J. Panosky, P. Farina, P.P. Ricci & G. Barsacchi

    Guidelines for InSAR monitoring of landslides in Canada
    V. Singhroy, F. Charbonneau, C.R. Froese & R. Couture

    Advanced InSAR techniques for monitoring landslides
    J.L. Morgan, G. Falorni, F. Novali & A. Tamburini

    Investigating landslides with Persistent Scatterers Interferometry (PSI):
    Current issues and challenges 1295
    J. Wasowski, F. Bovenga, D.O. Nitti & R. Nutricato

    Can PS-InSAR be used for monitoring a specific landslide? Estimation of Persistent Scatterers using freely available geodata
    S. Plank, J. Singer & K. Thuro

    Experimental research on early identification of landsliding by using Radarsat-2 programming data
    M.W. Xie, D.H. Fan, J.H. Huang, X.Q. Chai, X.Y. Liu & P.F. Li

    GB-InSAR survey of the Valoria earthflow during the 2009 reactivation (Northern Apennines, Italy)
    A. Corsini, A. Daehne & E. Bertacchini

    Landslide monitoring in western Norway using high resolution
    TerraSAR-X and Radarsat-2 InSAR 1321
    J.F. Dehls, L. Fischer, M. Böhme, A. Saintot, R.H. Hermanns, T. Oppikofer,
    T.R. Lauknes, Y. Larsen & L.H. Blikra

    The SBAS-DInSAR technique, a remote sensing tool for investigating landslides at regional and local scale
    M. Bonano, F. Calò, M. Manunta, L. Paglia, G. Zeni & R. Lanari

    Monitoring of slope movement using interferometric synthetic aperture radar data
    B. Panda, K. Fergason & J. Chirumamilla

    Ground motion detection using radar satellites in areas prone to landslides:
    El Portalet landslide & Valle de Tena, Spain
    G. Cooksley, F. Sánchez, J. Sabater, M.J. Banwell & G. Herrera

    Landslide inventory, monitoring and modeling: ESA-GMES Terrafirma services
    S. Moretti, F. Raspini, F. Cigna, G. Cooksley, M.J. Banwell, U. Wegmüller, T. Strozzi, H. Raetzo & K. Stamatopoulos

    Overview of 2001–08 GPS monitoring at the Corvara landslide and perspectives from 2010–11 use of HR X-band SAR (Dolomites, Italy)
    A. Corsini, C. Iasio & V. Mair

    Tracking of slow moving landslide by photogrammetric data—a case study
    B. Abolmasov, U. Đurić, R. Pavlović & B. Trivić

    A study of ground deformation evaluation system by photogrammetry
    E. Kondo, M. Nakamura & M. Yagisawa

    GPS monitoring of a landslide for railways
    C. Bunce & I. Chadwick

    Using GNSS sensors in real time monitoring of slow moving landslides—a case study
    B. Abolmasov, S. Milenković, B. Jelisavac, V. Vujanić, M. Pejić & M. Pejović

    Monitoring of slow moving landslide at 46th km of Simpang Pulai—Gua Musang highway, Malaysia
    S. Jamaludin, C.H. Abdullah, K.B. Jaafar & M. Anuri

    Long-term rate behavior monitoring using automated MEMS-based sensing arrays in an urban landslide environment
    D.D. Dasenbrock, C.L. Levesque & L. Danisch

    Field trial of an acoustic emission early warning system for slope instability
    N. Dixon, M.P. Spriggs, P. Meldrum & E. Haslam

    Landslide hazard evaluation by means of several monitoring techniques, including an acoustic emission sensor
    N. Dixon, M.P. Spriggs, G. Marcato & A. Pasuto

    Acoustic emission as an indicator of slope instability during direct shear test of rock joints
    Z.A. Moradian, G. Ballivy, P. Rivard & S.A. Kodjo

    Geotechnical modelling and monitoring as a basis for stabilization works at two landslide areas in Polish Carpathians
    Z. Bednarczyk

    Innovative large deformation cable with constant resistance and its slope monitoring application
    M. He, Z. Tao & W. Gong

    New instrumentation data helps delineate the extent of New Baltimore landslide, Somerset County, Pennsylvania
    A. Shakoor, L. Nowicki & N. Styler

    Comprehensive monitoring system on the Grohovo Landslide, Croatia
    Ž. Arbanas, K. Sassa, H. Marui & S. Mihalić

    Long term monitoring of a soil slope instability using different techniques and methods
    R. Genevois, M. Iafelice, C. Cioli, M. Floris & A. Baglioni

    An alternative method for landslide early warning based on gradient of volumetric water content in unsaturated soil
    B.-G. Chae & Y.S. Seo

    Assessing of failure prediction methods for slope affected by human activities
    F. Bozzano, P. Mazzanti & I. Cipriani

    Slope stability in practice: Engineered slopes & forest management

    The contribution of QJEGH to landslide knowledge: There and back in 45 volumes
    E.N. Bromhead, M.G. Winter, H. Floyd-Walker & S.M. Hosseyni

    Limitations of, and sources of inaccuracy in, back analysis
    S. Hosseyni, N. Torii & E.N. Bromhead
    uggestion of statistical prediction method for analyzing cut-slope stability on granitic gneiss area in Gangwon Province, The Republic of Korea
    M.-S. Lee, M.-I. Kim, J.-G. Lee, B.-S. Chang & J.-O. Kim

    Investigation of landslide for a residential development
    I. Jworchan

    Case study on the deflection analysis of stabilizing piles in cut slope due to heavy rainfall
    Y.S. Song, W.P. Hong & J.M. Yu

    Alberta Highway 858:02 embankment stabilization—geotechnical investigation, design, and construction
    X. Wang, H. El-Ramly, D. Proudfoot & R. Skirrow

    Influence of check dam and its backfill-sediment on mass flows of pumiceous gravel in large-scale flume experiments
    Y. Okada & H. Ochiai

    Study on formation cause of deposit and its seepage stability of a hydropower station dam foundation in Jinsha River
    D. Zheng & H. Zhao

    Slope stability evaluation on one waste sanitary landfill in China
    L. Cao, Z. Sun, H. Liu, Y. Wang & W. Wen

    Shaking table test study on seismic rock slope response
    H.X. Liu & Q. Xu

    Deformation behavior of high loess slope in excavation: Case study 1
    Y.-F. Wang, Q.-G. Cheng & Q. Zhu

    Centrifuge model tests on soil nailing and pre-reinforced-stabilizing pile reinforcement effect of loess high slope
    Q. Zhu, Q.-G. Cheng, Y.-F. Wang & X.-L. Wei

    Interstate 40 across the Cumberland Plateau Escarpment: Highway instability, historic reviews, and remedial concepts
    A. Sak, D. Sneyd, H. Moore, D.H. Barker & L. Oliver

    Launched soil nails in landslide mitigation: North America, Australia, and New Zealand
    C.E. Barrett, M. Willfong, A. O’Sullivan & S. Ford

    Centrifuge testing of soil-nailed excavations of loess slope
    Y.-F. Wang, Q.-G. Cheng & Q. Zhu

    Control of an unstable slope by horizontal drainage boreholes and soil nailing during the widening of a major road, Laubegg gorge Switzerland
    Ch. Bonnard & H. Steiger

    Landslide repair and severe erosion mitigation case studies in sensitive coastal areas 1
    J. Chinchiolo

    Effect of vetiver grass on slope stability
    H. Rahardjo, V.A. Santoso, E.C. Leong, Y.S. Ng & C.P.H. Tam

    Use of recycled crushed concrete aggregates in a capillary barrier for slope stability
    H. Rahardjo, V.A. Santoso, E.C. Leong, Y.S. Ng & C.P.H. Tam

    Effects of fluid flow, soil deformation and horizontal drains on soil slope stability subjected to rain infiltration
    R. Hu, Y. Chen & C. Zhou

    Slope instability and national forest management: The need for cost-effective approaches
    G.R. Keller & J.V. De Graff

    Management of geohazards on steep forest slope above critical transport infrastructure
    I.M. Nettleton, M. Humphreys, G.M. Butler, A. Dickerson, K. Tuer & B.C. Nicoll

    Detecting, mapping and treating landslide-susceptible landforms in forested terrain
    S.C. Shaw, T.R. Turner, J.C. Hinkle, B.R. Fransen, T.E. Justice, P.L. James & S.D. Duke

    The long-term hydrological effect of forest stands on the stability of slopes
    W. Meng, T.A. Bogaard & L.P.H. van Beek

    Post-wildfire landslides in southern British Columbia
    P. Jordan

    Landslide hazard assessment and characterisation for forestry asset management in Great Britain
    C. Foster, H.J. Reeves, C. Pennington, P.R.N. Hobbs, M.G. Culshaw, J. Plim, J.T. Smith, F. MacCulloch, G. Queen & M.G. Winter

    The role of forestry in the failure of peat-covered slopes in Ireland
    A.P. Dykes

    Advanced stability analyses & landslide modelling

    When the analysis won’t converge—why, and what to do about it
    E.N. Bromhead & S. Hosseyni

    Assessment of shallow landslide potential using 1-D and 3-D slope stability analysis
    R.L. Baum, J.W. Godt, J.A. Coe & M.E. Reid

    A simple GIS-based numerical approach to analyze the dynamics of active landslides in black marls
    A. Spickermann, J. Travelletti, J.-P. Malet & Th.W.J. van Asch

    A two-phase model for dry density-varying granular flows over general topography
    Y.C. Tai, C.Y. Kuo, L.T. Shen & S.S. Hsiau

    A simplified analysis of the reactivation potential of mudslides
    J. Moya, M. Hürlimann & M. Jiménez

    The cyclic process of mudslides
    R. Poisel, A. Preh & R. Hofmann

    Failure analysis of submarine landslide under waves
    Y.G. Jia, X.L. Liu, J.W. Zheng, H.X. Shan & F.Q. Chang

    Simulation of landslide fluidized movement considering fluid-solid coupling effect
    Y. Huang, Z.L. Dai & W.J. Zhang

    A numerical approach for modeling failure and post-failure stage of rainfall-induced landslides of the flow type
    L. Cascini, S. Cuomo, M. Pastor & C. Sacco

    Modeling of propagation and entrainment phenomena for landslides of the flow type:
    The May 1998 case study
    L. Cascini, S. Cuomo, M. Pastor, G. Sorbino & L. Piciullo

    Effects of interaction between seismic waves and landslides inferred by dynamic numerical modeling
    L. Lenti & S. Martino

    Comparison of different soft computing methods for estimating the static factor of safety of slopes
    M. Turel & J.D. Frost

    Stability analysis of unsaturated deposits: Effect of soil properties and hydro-mechanical coupling
    G. Buscarnera & C. di Prisco

    Two dimensional numerical modelling of landslide stabilizing deep soil mixed columns
    C.M. Tatarniuk & E.T. Bowman

    A probabilistic back analysis of rainfall-induced slope failure based on Bayesian approach
    L.L. Zhang, J. Zhang & B. Gao

    Investigation of failure mechanism during slope excavation and its counter-measure by elastoplastic FE analysis
    H.M. Shahin, T. Nakai, F. Zhang, M. Kikumoto, F. Ito & S. Baba

    Evolutionary model of the Lubriano landslide (Italy)
    F. Bozzano, A. Bretschneider, M. Del Monte, M. Gaeta, S. Martino & G.S. Mugnozza

    Three dimensional numerical simulation analysis of highway landslide deformation and failure in a valley
    W.K. Feng, R.Q. Huang & J.T. Liu

    Stability analysis of atomized left bank slope of Baihetan hydropower station in Jinsha River
    G. Rong, J. Peng, Y.H. Liu & T. Chen

    Case studies of constrained creeping landslides in Switzerland
    A.M. Puzrin, A. Schmid & M.V. Schwager

    Search for sliding surface of slope based on yield weakening of geotechnical material
    G.Q. Chen, R.Q. Huang, Q. Xu & M.L. Zhu

    A finite element analysis of the propagation of a toe crack in a vertical slope
    W.G. Kutschke & L.E. Vallejo

    Seismic dynamic response analysis of plane sliding rock slopes
    G. Luo, X.W. Hu, C.H. Gu, X. Lin & X.W. Hu

    Two typical types of earthquake triggered landslides and their mechanisms
    S.W. Qi, C. Yan & C. Liu

    Evaluation & control of landslides: Avoidance, prevention & protection strategies

    Landslide hazard, risk assessment and mapping: Malaysian case study
    S. Jamaludin & R. Majid

    The marine limit as a basis for mapping of landslide susceptibility in fine-grained,
    fjord deposits, onshore Norway
    L. Hansen, H. Sveian, L. Olsen, F. Høgaas, B.I. Rindstad, T. Wiig & E. Lyche

    GIS-based logistic regression for landslide susceptibility mapping of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake region, China
    W.L. Li, R.Q. Huang & Q. Xu

    Assessment of risks of landslides distributed in the reservoir area of a hydropower station along the Jinsha River
    S. Zhang, Q. Xu & L.M. Zhang

    Landslide hazard assessment along Zhong-Wu natural gas pipeline, China
    F.S. Ma, J. Wang, H.J. Zhao, Y.M. Zhang & J. Guo

    El Forn Landslide (Andorra), an example of geological risk management in large sliding inhabited areas
    J. Torrebadella, J. Altimir & I. Villaró

    Effects of rockslides and rock avalanches on hydropower schemes in the Naryn River valley
    A.L. Strom

    Stability evaluation of a landslide on the Sichuan-Tibet highway
    Y. Wang, Q.-H. Cheng & Y.-Y. Wei

    Managing landslide risks around Mount Pass Malaysia
    C.H. Abdullah & S. Jamaludin

    From the refinement of geological models to risk management: The role of landslide monitoring
    A. Prestininzi, G. Bianchi-Fasani, F. Bozzano, C. Esposito, S. Martino, P. Mazzanti & G. Scarascia-Mugnozza

    The development of a site-specific warning system for rainfall-induced slope failure in Northland Allochthon formation
    S.J. Harris, R.P. Orense & K. Itoh

    SANF: National warning system for rainfall-induced landslides in Italy
    M. Rossi, S. Peruccacci, M.T. Brunetti, I. Marchesini, S. Luciani, F. Ardizzone, V. Balducci, C. Bianchi, M. Cardinali, F. Fiorucci, A.C. Mondini, P. Reichenbach, P. Salvati, M. Santangelo, D. Bartolini, S.L. Gariano, M. Palladino, G. Vessia, A. Viero, L. Antronico, L. Borselli, A.M. Deganutti, G. Iovine, F. Luino, M. Parise, M. Polemio, F. Guzzetti, S. Luciani, F. Fiorucci, A.C. Mondini, M. Santangelo & G. Tonelli

    Research on Web-GIS-based online visual analysis of landslide monitoring data
    M.W. Xie, X.Q. Chai, X.Y. Liu, B. He & N. Jia

    Study on GIS-based real-time assessment method of infiltration-stability of rainfall-induced landslide
    M.W. Xie, B. Xu, X.Y. Liu, X.Q. Chai & N. Jia

    Landslide analysis and integrative early warning—local and regional case studies
    B. Thiebes, T. Glade & R. Bell

    Applying geospatial web standards for real-time on-line slope stability modeling as a basis for a landslide early warning system
    S. Jäger, B. Thiebes, R. Bell & T. Glade

    Continuous geotechnical monitoring for alert thresholds and hazard management
    W. Olivieri, M. Lovisolo & G.B. Crosta

    Emergency landslide repair investigation and final design activities for S.R. 51, Section A64, Robinson Township, Allegheny County, PA
    P.A. Hale, B. Heinzl & J. Schultz

    Mitigation countermeasures of debris flow hazards in China
    P. Cui & Z.C. Kang

    Debris flow management and mitigation on the Scottish road network
    M.G. Winter, F. Macgregor, L. Shackman & G. Edmond

    Flexible debris flow mitigation: Introducing the 5.5 Mile debris fence
    A. Bichler, D. Yonin & G. Stelzer

    Impact pressure measurements in shallow landslides for flexible barrier design
    L. Bugnion, C. Wendeler & T. Shevlin

    Horizontal drains in landslides: Recent advances and experiences
    G. Machan & B.A. Black

    The effect of groundwater drainage positioning on the 3D slope stability of a large-scale landslide
    S. Asano

    Stabilization of huge landslides with self regulated Venturi drains®
    J.C. Gress & S. Bomont

    Remediation of a lakeshore landslide using a buttress, Columbia Lake, B.C.
    S. Martin, E. Choi & N.A. Skermer

    Deformation analysis of excavation and support on loess high slope in Dong Loutian by FEM
    Z.Q. Li & R.L. Hu

    Spideranchor—an innovative technology for slope stabilization
    G. Supp & S. Semprich

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