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Title Landslides [electronic resource] : types, mechanisms and modeling / edited by John J. Clague, Douglas Stead.
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  QE599.2 .L365 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 420 p.) : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: List of contributors; Preface John J. Clague and Doug Stead; 1. Landslide hazard and risk John J. Clague and Nick Roberts; 2. Landslides in the Earth system Oliver Korup; 3. Earthquake ground motion and patterns of seismically induced landsliding Niels Hovius and Patrick Meunier; 4. Landslides at stratovolcanoes initiated by volcanic unrest Christopher F. Waythomas; 5. Mobility of long-runout rock avalanches Tim Davies and Mauri McSaveney; 6. Rapid rock slope failures Reginald L. Hermanns and Oddvar Longva; 7. Risk assessment for debris flows Matthias Jakob and Kris Holm; 8. Landslides in quick clay J. Kenneth Torrance; 9. Controls on the distribution of major types of submarine landslides David J. W. Piper, David C. Mosher and D. Calvin Campbell; 10. Tsunami hazard assessment related to slope failures in coastal waters Brian D. Bornhold and Richard E. Thomson; 11. Physical impacts of climate change on landslide occurrence and related adaptation Christian Huggel, N. Khabarov, Oliver Korup and M. Obersteinter; 12. Landslides and geological environments Robin Fell, David Stapledon and Patrick MacGregor; 13. Numerical modeling of rock slope instability Doug Stead and John Coggan; 14. Remote sensing techniques and landslides David Petley; 15. Engineering geomorphology of landslides James S. Griffiths and Malcolm Whitworth; 16. Developments in landslide runout prediction Scott McDougall, Mika McKinnon and Oldrich Hungr; 17. Models of the triggering of landslides during earthquakes Randall W. Jibson; 18. Slow rock slope deformation Federico Agliardi, Giovanni B. Crosta and Paolo Frattini; 19. Landslide monitoring: the role of investigative monitoring to improve understanding and early warning of failure Erik Eberhardt; 20. Groundwater in slopes Luciano Picarelli, S. Leroueil, L. Olivares, L. Pagano, P. Tommasi and G. Urciuoli; 21. Soil slope stabilization Edward N. Bromhead, Seyyedmahdi Hosseyni and Nobuyuki Torii; 22. Rock fall characterization and modeling Paolo Frattini, Giovanni B. Crosta and Federico Agliardi; 23. The 2006 Eiger rockslide, European Alps Michel Jaboyedoff, Marc-Henri Derron, Julien Jakubowski, Thierry Oppikofer and Andrea Pedrazzini; 24. Randa: kinematics and driving mechanisms of a large complex rockslide Simon Loew, V. Gischig, H. Willenberg, A. Alpiger and J. R. Moore; 25. Characterization and management of rockslide hazard at Turtle Mountain, Alberta, Canada Corey R. Froese, Marie Charrière, Florian Humair, Michel Jaboyedoff and Andrea Pedrazzini; 26. The Åknes rockslide, Norway Lars Harald Blikra; 27. A seismometric approach for back-analysing an unusual rockfall in the Appenines of Italy G. Bianchi Fasani, C. Esposito, S. Martino, G. Scarascia Mugnozza, L. Lenti and M. Pecci; 28. Downie Slide, British Columbia, Canada Katherine Kalenchuk, D. Jean Hutchinson, Mark Diederichs and Dennis Moore; 29. The 1963 Vaiont landslide, Italy Monica Ghirotti; 30. Hong Kong landslides S. R. Hencher and A. W. Malone; 31. Landslides induced by the Wenchuan earthquake Mashiro Chigira, Wang Gonghui and Wu Xiyong; 32. Landslides on other planets M. H. K. Bulmer; Index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Landslide hazard analysis.
Slopes (Soil mechanics) -- Stability.
Landslides -- Mathematical models.
Slopes (Soil mechanics) -- Mathematical models.
Related Names Clague, J. J. (John Joseph), 1946-
Stead, D. (Doug)
Related To Print version: Landslides. Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2012. 9781107002067 1107002060 (DLC) 2012014480
ISBN 1139551736 (electronic bk.)
9781139551731 (electronic bk.)
9781107002067 (hardback)
1107002060 (hardback)