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The Resource Landslides : types, mechanisms and modeling, edited by John J. Clague, Douglas Stead

Landslides : types, mechanisms and modeling, edited by John J. Clague, Douglas Stead

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Landslides : types, mechanisms and modeling
Title
Landslides
Title remainder
types, mechanisms and modeling
Statement of responsibility
edited by John J. Clague, Douglas Stead
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eng
Summary
"Landslides have geological causes but can be triggered by natural processes (rainfall, snowmelt, erosion and earthquakes) or by human actions such as agriculture and construction. Research aimed at better understanding slope stability and failure has accelerated in recent years, accompanied by basic field research and numerical modeling of slope failure processes, mechanisms of debris movement, and landslide causes and triggers. Written by 75 world-leading researchers and practitioners, this book provides a state-of-the-art summary of landslide science. It features both field geology and engineering approaches, as well as modeling of slope failure and run-out using a variety of numerical codes. It is illustrated with international case studies integrating geological, geotechnical and remote sensing studies and includes recent slope investigations in North America, Europe and Asia. This is an essential reference for researchers and graduate students in geomorphology, engineering geology, geotechnical engineering and geophysics, as well as professionals in natural hazard analysis"--
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Landslides : types, mechanisms and modeling, edited by John J. Clague, Douglas Stead
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Landslides : types, mechanisms and modeling, edited by John J. Clague, Douglas Stead
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Landslide hazard and risk / John J. Clague and Nicholas J. Roberts -- Landslides in the Earth system / Oliver Korup -- Earthquake ground motion and patterns of seismically induced landsliding / Niels Hovius and Patrick Meunier -- Landslides at stratovolcanoes initiated by volcanic unrest / Christopher F. Waythomas -- Mobility of long-runout rock avalanches / Tim Davies and Mauri McSaveney -- Rapid rock-slope failures / Reginald L. Hermanns and Oddvar Longva -- Risk assessment for debris flows / Matthias Jakob and Kris Holm -- Landslides in quick clay / J. Kenneth Torrance -- Controls on the distribution of major types of submarine landslides / David J.W. Piper, David C. Mosher and D. Calvin Campbell -- Tsunami hazard assessment related to slope failures in coastal waters / Brian D. Bornhold and Richard E. Thomson -- Physical impacts of climate change on landslide occurrence and related adaptation / Christian Huggel [and others] -- Landslides and geological environments / Robin Fell, David Stapledon and Patrick MacGregor -- Numerical modeling of rock slope instability / Doug Stead and John Coggan -- Remote sensing techniques and landslides / David Petley -- Engineering geomorphology of landslides / James S. Griffiths and Malcolm Whitworth -- Developments in landslide runout prediction / Scott McDougall, Mika McKinnon and Oldrich Hungr -- Models of the triggering of landslides during earthquakes / Randall W. Jibson -- Slow rock-slope deformation / Federico Agliardi, Giovanni B. Crosta and Paolo Frattini -- Landslide monitoring : the role of investigative monitoring to improve understanding and early warning of failure / Erik Eberhardt -- Groundwater in slopes / Luciano Picarelli [and others] -- Soil slope stabilization / Edward N. Bromhead, Seyyedmahdi Hosseyni and Nobuyuki Torii -- Rock fall characterization and modeling / Paolo Frattini, Giovanni B. Crosta and Federico Agliardi -- The 2006 Eiger rockslide, European Alps / Michel Jaboyedoff [and others] -- Randa : kinematics and driving mechanisms of a large complex rockslide / Simon Loew [and others] -- Characterization and management of rockslide hazard at Turtle Mountain, Alberta, Canada / Corey R. Froese [and others] -- The Åknes rockslide, Norway / Lars Harald Blikra -- A seismometric approach for back-analysing an unusual rockfall in the Appenines of Italy / Gianluca Bianchi Fasani [and others] -- Downie Slide, British Columbia, Canada / Katherine S. Kalenchuk [and others] -- The 1963 Vaiont landslide, Italy / Monica Ghirotti -- Hong Kong landslides / Stephen R. Hencher and Andrew W. Malone -- Landslides induced by the Wenchuan earthquake / Mashiro Chigira, Wang Gonghui and Wu Xiyong -- Landslides on other planets / Marko H.K. Bulmer
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