Landslides: Global Risk Preparedness

Editors: Sassa, K., Rouhban, B., Briceño, S., McSaveney, M., He, B. (Eds.)

  • Updated Information on Progress in Landslides Sciences
  • Landslides - Disaster Mitigation Presents its Achievements of major IPL projects in research and capacity building
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This book presents the global landslide risk preparedness implemented through the International Programme on Landslides (IPL). IPL was initiated by the International Consortium on Landslides (ICL) in 2002, and developed to a joint international programme by the IPL Global Promotion Committee (UNESCO, WMO, FAO, UNISDR, UNU, ICSU and WFEO as well as ICL) through the 2006 Tokyo Action Plan. The materials consists of four parts: Outline of the International Programme on Landslides & IPL Global Promotion Committee; Achievements of major IPL projects in research and capacity building; World Centres of Excellence on Landslide Risk Reduction (WCoEs) and Landslide School Network; Key documents of IPL and ICL including Tokyo Action Plan, Application of ICL, IPL Projects, WCoEs and Landslide School Network

Table of contents (26 chapters)

  • International Programme on Landslides

    Sassa, Kyoji

    Pages 3-24

  • Early Warning of Landslides

    Sassa, Kyoji

    Pages 27-42

  • Social Impact of IPL 101-1 “Landslide Investigation in Inca’s World Heritage, Machu Pichu, Peru”

    Sassa, Kyoji

    Pages 43-58

  • Assessment of Global Landslide Hazard Hotspots

    Nadim, Farrokh (et al.)

    Pages 59-71

  • The Landslide Handbook-a Guide to Understanding Landslides: A Landmark Publication for Landslide Education and Preparedness

    Bobrowsky, Peter (et al.)

    Pages 75-84

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eBook $159.00
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Hardcover $209.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-642-22086-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Landslides: Global Risk Preparedness
Editors
  • Kyoji Sassa
  • Badaoui Rouhban
  • Sálvano Briceño
  • Mauri McSaveney
  • Bin He
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-22087-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-22087-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-22086-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 387
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