Landslide Risk Assessment

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Landslide Risk Assessment, 2nd edition

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ISBN
9780727758019
Author
E. Mark Lee and David K.C. Jones
Published by
ICE Publishing
Publication Date
13 December 2013
Edition
Second edirion
Format
Hardback
Extent
524 pages
Dimensions
189 x 246 mm

Landslide Risk Assessment provides guidance to practitioners on establishing the likelihood and extent to which future slope failures could adversely impact society and affect people and property.

The only book to focus on risk and landslides, using examples from across the globe, Landslide Risk Assessment examines a variety of approaches to landslide risk assessment and management, introducing the key challenges that practitioners will need to overcome: estimating the probability and consequences of landsliding, combining these to develop a measure of the risk, and making the transition between risk assessment and risk management. 
  • Preface
  • Background to landslide risk assessment
  • The Basic Elements of Landslide Risk Assessment
  • Landslide hazard
  • Qualitative and semi-quantitative risk assessment
  • Introduction to Probability and Quantitative Assessment
  • Estimating the probability of landsliding
  • Exposure
  • Vulnerability
  • Estimating the consequences
  • Quantifying risk
  • From risk estimation to landslide management strategy
  • Future Challenges
  • Glossary of terms
  • References


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