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Landslide risk assessment

Publication year: 2004

ISBN: 978-0-7277-3815-8

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Over the past decade there has been a gradual shift away from simply relying on engineering solutions to individual landslide problems, to the use of a variety of strategies to manage the problems over a broad area. Such alternative strategies include the use of building codes, land use planning controls, preventing water leakage, early warning systems and insurance schemes. This book addresses these developments and provides a multidisciplinary perspective on landslide management.

Subject: Civil engineering, Landslide hazard analysis, Landslides, Risk assessment