Landslides Proceedings of the 9th international conference and field trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999

by J. S. Griffiths

Landslides Proceedings of the 9th international conference and field trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999 Synopsis

This text gives an overview of the main landslide field sites. It covers aspects of recent landslide research at the University of Wollongong. Topics: An overview of the main landslide field sites in the 9th ICFL; Aspects of recent landslide research at the University of Wollongong; Infiltration of rainwater and slope failure; Landslide hazards and highway engineering in Central and Northern Jordan; El Nino 1997-98: Direct costs of damaging landslides in the San Francisco Bay region; Mass movement features in the vincinity of the town Sorbas, South-east Spain; The movements and the countermeasures of the Choja Landslide; Interest in landslide hazard information - Parallels between Kingston, Jamaica and the San Francisco Bay region, USA; Slide activity in quick clay related to pore water pressure and weather parameters; Old and recent landslides of Barranco de Tirajana basin, Gran Canaria, Spain.

Book Information

ISBN: 9789058090782
Publication date: 1st January 1999
Author: J. S. Griffiths
Publisher: A A Balkema Publishers
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 172 pages
Categories: Environmental management, Geological surface processes (geomorphology),

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