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Landslides Proceedings of the 9th International Conference and Field Trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999 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 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference and Field Trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999

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Landslides Proceedings of the 9th International Conference and Field Trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference and Field Trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999 by J. S. Griffiths

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.

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Publication date

1st January 1999

Author

J. S. Griffiths

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Publisher

A A Balkema Publishers

Format

Hardback
172 pages

Categories

Environmental management
Geological surface processes (geomorphology)

ISBN

9789058090782

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