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The Oselitzenbach landslide

Author
Amatruda, G.; Castelli, M.; Hurlimann, M.; Ledesma, A.; Prat, P.
Type of activity
Book chapter
Book
Identification and mitigation of large landslide risks in Europe: advances in risk assessment
First page
137
Last page
180
Publisher
Balkema
Date of publication
2004
ISBN
9058095983 Open in new window
URL
https://www.crcpress.com/Identification-and-Mitigation-of-Large-Landslide-Risks-in-Europe-Advances/Bonnard-Forlati-Scavia/p/book/9789058095985 Open in new window
Abstract
Large landslides affect many mountain valleys in Europe. They are characterised by a low probability of evolution into a catastrophic event but can have very large impacts on population, infrastructures and the environment. This impact is becoming more and more pronounced due to increasing tourism and the construction of new roads and railways in mountainous areas. Methodologies for the assessment and mitigation of risks are therefore a major issue. Since very large slope movements are quite oft...
Group of research
MECMAT - Mechanics of Materials
MSR - Soil and Rock Mechanics

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