Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice: Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides (Napoli, Italy, 12-19 June 2016), 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice

Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides (Napoli, Italy, 12-19 June 2016), 1st Edition

Edited by Stefano Aversa, Leonardo Cascini, Luciano Picarelli, Claudio Scavia

CRC Press

2,224 pages

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Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice contains the invited lectures and all papers presented at the 12th International Symposium on Landslides, (Naples, Italy, 12-19 June 2016). The book aims to emphasize the relationship between landslides and other natural hazards. Hence, three of the main sessions focus on Volcanic-induced landslides, Earthquake-induced landslides and Weather-induced landslides respectively, while the fourth main session deals with Human-induced landslides. Some papers presented in a special session devoted to "Subareal and submarine landslide processes and hazard” and in a “Young Session” complete the books.

Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice underlines the importance of the classic approach of modern science, which moves from experience to theory, as the basic instrument to study landslides. Experience is the key to understand the natural phenomena focusing on all the factors that play a major role. Theory is the instrument to manage the data provided by experience following a mathematical approach; this allows not only to clarify the nature and the deep causes of phenomena but mostly, to predict future and, if required, manage similar events. Practical benefits from the results of theory to protect people and man-made works.

Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice is useful to scientists and practitioners working in the areas of rock and soil mechanics, geotechnical engineering, engineering geology and geology.

Table of Contents

Invited lecture: JTC1 Heim Lecture

A Review of landslide hazard and risk assessment methodology

O. Hungr

Session 1: Volcanic induced landslides

Earthquake-induced displacement is insignificant in the reactivated Utiku landslide, New Zealand.

C.I. Massey, E. Abbott, M. McSaveney, D.N. Petley, L. Richards & L. Richards

Geotechnical analysis of instability phenomena at active volcanoes: twocase histories in Italy

P. Tommasi, T. Rotonda, L. Verrucci, A. Graziani & D. Boldini

Session 2: Earthquake induced landslides

State of the Art Report: Threshold conditions and run-out displacements of the landslides induced by the Chi-Chi Earthquake, Taiwan

M.L. Lin, C.Y. Huang &T.C. Kao

Prediction of earthquake-induced landslides of pyroclastic fall deposits

M. Chigira & T. Suzuki

Multi-level approach for zonation of seismic slope stability: experiences and perspectives in Italy

F. Silvestri, G. Forte & M. Calvello

Session 3: Weather induced landslides

Progressive failure in deep-seated rockslides due to seasonal fluctuations in pore pressures and rock mass fatigue

E. Eberhardt, G. Preisig & V. Gischig

Risk analysis for rainfall-induced slope instabilities in coarse-grained soils: practice and perspectives in Italy

S. Ferlisi & G. De Chiara

On the multi-dimensions of Integrated Research on Landslide Disaster Risk

I. Alcántara-Ayala

Session 4: Human induced landslides

General Report Session 4, Human Induced Landslides

R.Fell

Post-Constructions Landslides in the Panama Canal

M.A. De Puy

Human-induced landslides: toward the analysis of anthropogenic changes of the slope environment

M. Jaboyedoff, C. Michoud, M.-H. Derron, J. Voumard, G. Leibundgut, K. Sudmeier-Rieux, C. Michoud, F. Nadim & E. Leroi

The long-term geologic hazards and consequent risk after the Wenchuanearthquake

R. Huang, B. Yu, W. Hu, W. Li, X. Fan, C. Tang & Q. Xu

Lecture in memory of Prof. Arturo Pellegrino

Professor Arturo Pellegrino, an Inspiring Researcher

S. Leroueil

About the Editors

Prof. Stefano Aversa is professor of Geotechnics at the University of Napoli Parthenope

Prof. Leonardo Cascini is professor of Geotechnics at the University of Salerno

Prof. Luciano Picarelli is professor of Geotechnics at the Second University of Napoli

Prof. Claudio Scavia is professor of Geotechnics at the Politecnico of Torino

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI019000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General
SCI031000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology