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Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides

Volume 5 Landslides in Different Environments

Editors: Mikoš, M., Vilímek, V., Yin, Y., Sassa, K. (Eds.)

  • Landslides in different climate zones around the world
  • Techniques for landslide age dating
  • Impacts of landslides on infrastructure, buildings and engineering works
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This volume contains peer-reviewed papers from the Fourth World Landslide Forum organized by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL), the Global Promotion Committee of the International Programme on Landslides (IPL), University of Ljubljana (UL) and Geological Survey of Slovenia in Ljubljana, Slovenia from May 29 to June 2, 2017. The complete collection of papers from the Forum is published in five full-color volumes. This fifth volume contains the following:

•   Landslide Interactions with the Built Environment

•   Landslides in Natural Environment

•   Landslides and Water

•   Landslides as Environmental Change Proxies: Looking at the Past

•   Student Papers

Prof. Matjaž Mikoš is the Forum Chair of the Fourth World Landslide Forum. He is the Vice President of International Consortium on Landslides and President of the Slovenian National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.

Assoc. Prof. Vít Vilímek is the editor of Volume 5. He is member of the Evaluation committee of International Consortium on Landslides and head of the Czech Geomorphological Association.

Prof. Yueping Yin is the President of the International Consortium on Landslides and the Chairman of the Committee of Geo-Hazards Prevention of China, and the Chief Geologist of Geo-Hazard Emergency Technology, Ministry of Land and Resources, P.R. China.

Prof. Kyoji Sassa is the Founding President of the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL). He is Executive Director of ICL and the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal “Landslides” since its foundation in 2004.

IPL (International Programme on Landslides) is a programme of the ICL. The programme is managed by the IPL Global Promotion Committee including ICL and ICL supporting organizations, UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UNISDR, UNU, ICSU, WFEO, IUGS and IUGG. The IPL contributes to the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction and the ISDR-ICL Sendai Partnerships 2015–2025.

Table of contents (63 chapters)

  • Session Introduction—Landslide Interaction with the Built Environment

    Winter, M. G. (et al.)

    Pages 3-4

  • Landslide Risk Assessment for the Built Environment in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Redshaw, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 5-12

  • Rainfall-Induced Debris Flow Risk Reduction: A Strategic Approach

    Winter, Mike G.

    Pages 13-18

  • RUPOK: An Online Landslide Risk Tool for Road Networks

    Bíl, Michal (et al.)

    Pages 19-26

  • The Impact (Blight) on House Value Caused by Urban Landslides in England and Wales

    Disberry, William (et al.)

    Pages 27-32

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  • ISBN 978-3-319-53482-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advancing Culture of Living with Landslides
Book Subtitle
Volume 5 Landslides in Different Environments
Editors
  • Matjaž Mikoš
  • Vít Vilímek
  • Yueping Yin
  • Kyoji Sassa
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-53483-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-53483-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-53482-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 557
Number of Illustrations and Tables
24 b/w illustrations, 358 illustrations in colour
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