Rockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia

Rockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia: Distribution, Impacts, and Hazard Assessment arms scientists with an inclusive and specialized reference for future studies of large-scale bedrock landslides in Central Asia, a phenomenon that poses a major threat to local communities, infrastructure and industrial facilities. The book covers the Dzungaria, Tien Shan, and Pamir mountain systems that are characterized by arid climates and scarce forestation, and is an ideal reference for scientists searching for data that accurately summarizes bedrock landslides through the analyses of a multitude of case studies that have applications in comparable, global scenarios. Through its relatively low precipitation and good preservation of minor geomorphic features, particularly those formed by past landslides, this region provides opportunities for detailed study of the internal structure of landslide bodies. Summarizes the present-day knowledge of bedrock landslide distribution in the Dzungaria, Tien Shan and Pamir mountains Describes case studies illustrating both general characteristics of large bedrock landslides and other specific features, allowing comparative analysis of numerous case studies Presents the classification of bedrock landslides and related models based on deposits, morphology and internal structures that can be applied to global locations

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  • Author : Alexander Strom
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 458 pages
  • ISBN : 0128032057
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Rockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia

Rockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia
  • Author : Alexander Strom,Kanatbek Abdrakhmatov
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKRockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia

Rockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia: Distribution, Impacts, and Hazard Assessment arms scientists with an inclusive and specialized reference for future studies of large-scale bedrock landslides in Central Asia, a phenomenon that poses a major threat to local communities, infrastructure and industrial facilities. The book covers the Dzungaria, Tien Shan, and Pamir mountain systems that are characterized by arid climates and scarce forestation, and is an ideal reference for scientists searching for data that accurately summarizes bedrock landslides through

Rockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia

Rockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia
  • Author : Alexander Strom,Kanatbek Abdrakhmatov
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  • Release : 01 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKRockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia

Rockslides and Rock Avalanches of Central Asia: Distribution, Impacts, and Hazard Assessment arms scientists with an inclusive and specialized reference for future studies of large-scale bedrock landslides in Central Asia, a phenomenon that poses a major threat to local communities, infrastructure and industrial facilities. The book covers the Dzungaria, Tien Shan, and Pamir mountain systems that are characterized by arid climates and scarce forestation, and is an ideal reference for scientists searching for data that accurately summarizes bedrock landslides through

Landslides from Massive Rock Slope Failure

Landslides from Massive Rock Slope Failure
  • Author : Stephen G. Evans,Gabriele Scarascia Mugnozza,Alexander Strom,Reginald L. Hermanns
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 17 May 2007
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Amongst the thematic topics discussed are global frequency, impacts on society, analysis of initial rock slope failure, monitoring of rock slope movement, analysis and modeling of post-failure behaviour, volcanic landslides, and influences of massive rock slope failure on the geomorphological evolution of mountain regions. Regional contributions include reports on rockslides and rock avalanches in Norway, western Canada, the Andes of Argentina, the Karakoram Himalaya, the European Alps, the Appennines, and the mountains of Central Asia. Rockslides and rock avalanches in

Landslides from Massive Rock Slope Failure

Landslides from Massive Rock Slope Failure
  • Author : Stephen G. Evans,Gabriele Scarascia Mugnozza,Alexander Strom,Reginald L. Hermanns
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 August 2006
GET THIS BOOKLandslides from Massive Rock Slope Failure

Amongst the thematic topics discussed are global frequency, impacts on society, analysis of initial rock slope failure, monitoring of rock slope movement, analysis and modeling of post-failure behaviour, volcanic landslides, and influences of massive rock slope failure on the geomorphological evolution of mountain regions. Regional contributions include reports on rockslides and rock avalanches in Norway, western Canada, the Andes of Argentina, the Karakoram Himalaya, the European Alps, the Appennines, and the mountains of Central Asia. Rockslides and rock avalanches in

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Understanding and Reducing Landslide Disaster Risk
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 21 December 2020
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This book is a part of ICL new book series “ICL Contribution to Landslide Disaster Risk Reduction” founded in 2019. Peer-reviewed papers submitted to the Fifth World Landslide Forum were published in six volumes of this book series. This book contains the followings: Part I with topics is mainly about landslides and earthquakes; landslide dams and outburst floods; catastrophic large-scale landslides in mountainous regions. Part II with topics is mainly about impact of climate change; loess landslides; mapping, monitoring and modeling

Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams

Natural and Artificial Rockslide Dams
  • Author : Stephen G. Evans,Reginald L. Hermanns,Alexander Strom,Gabriele Scarascia-Mugnozza
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 August 2011
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In the last one hundred years, a number of catastrophic events associated with rockslide dam formation and failure have occurred in the mountain regions of the world. This book presents a global view of the formation, characteristics and behaviour of natural and artificial rockslide dams. Chapters include a comprehensive state-of-the-art review of our global understanding natural and artificial rockslide dams, overviews of approaches to rockslide dam risk mitigation, regional studies of rockslide dams in India, Nepal, China, Pakistan, New Zealand,

Catastrophic Landslides

Catastrophic Landslides
  • Author : Stephen G. Evans,Jerome V. DeGraff
  • Publisher : Geological Society of America
  • Release : 01 January 2002
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This volume documents advances in our knowledge of catastrophic landslides, providing a worldwide survey of catastrophic landslide events. It draws on South America to illustrate dramatically the impact of these phenomena on human populations. The occurrence of catastrophic landslides, including site-specific insights, is shown through six events of the past 20 years. Several other chapters focus on the mechanisms involved with catastrophic landsides both in relation to geologic factors in a particular geographic area as well as to specific geologic processes.

Encyclopedia of World Geography

Encyclopedia of World Geography
  • Author : Peter Haggett
  • Publisher : Cavendish Square
  • Release : 24 June 2021
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Presents profiles of countries from around the world, with information on such topics as historical events, the environment, physical geography, habitats, animal and plant life, agriculture, the economy, culture, governments, and industries.

Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters

Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters
  • Author : Tim Davies
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 23 October 2014
GET THIS BOOKLandslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters

Landslides are the most costly geo-hazard in the world, and they’re often the cause or the result of other hazards and disasters such as tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide Hazards, Risks, and Disasters makes a close and detailed examination of major mass movements and provides measures for more thorough and accurate monitoring, prediction, preparedness, and prevention. It takes a geoscientific approach to the topic while also discussing the impacts human-induced causes such as deforestation, blasting, and building

IAEG/AEG Annual Meeting Proceedings, San Francisco, California, 2018 - Volume 1

IAEG/AEG Annual Meeting Proceedings, San Francisco, California, 2018 - Volume 1
  • Author : Abdul Shakoor,Kerry Cato
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 September 2018
GET THIS BOOKIAEG/AEG Annual Meeting Proceedings, San Francisco, California, 2018 - Volume 1

This book is one out of six IAEG XIII Congress and AEG 61st Annual Meeting proceeding volumes, and deals with topics related to slope stability including case histories, landslide mapping, and emerging technologies. The theme of the IAEG/AEG Meeting, held in San Francisco from September 17-21, 2018, is Engineering Geology for a Sustainable World. The meeting proceedings analyze the dynamic role of engineering geology in our changing world. The meeting topics and subject areas of the six volumes are: Slope

The High-Mountain Cryosphere

The High-Mountain Cryosphere
  • Author : Christian Huggel,Mark Carey,John J. Clague,Andreas Kääb
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 07 August 2015
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Provides a definitive overview of the global drivers of high-mountain cryosphere change and their implications for people across high-mountain regions.

The Earth's Natural Forces

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  • Author : Visiting Professor University of Southampton and Emeritus Professor Kenneth J Gregory
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 24 June 1990
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A handbook of the natural forces of the earth--climate, rivers, oceans, glaciers, earthquakes, and volcanoes--and the ways in which they shape the earth.