Landslides: Theory, Practice and Modelling

Landslides: Theory, Practice and Modelling - Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research

1st Edition 2019

Hardback (14 Jul 2018)

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Synopsis

This book, with contributions from international landslide experts, presents in-depth knowledge of theories, practices, and modern numerical techniques for landslide analysis. Landslides are a reoccurring problem across the world and need to be properly studied for their mitigation and control. Due to increased natural and anthropogenic activities, chances of landslide occurrence and associated hazards have increased. The book focuses on landslide dynamics, mechanisms and processes along with hazard mitigation using geo-engineering, structural, geophysical and numerical tools.
 
The book contains a wealth of the latest information on all aspects of theory, practices and modelling tools and techniques involved in prediction, prevention, monitoring, mitigation and risk analysis of landslide hazards. This book will bring the reader up to date on the latest trends in landslide studies and will help planners, engineers, scientists and researchers working on landslide engineering.

Book information

ISBN: 9783319773766
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Imprint: Springer
Pub date:
Edition: 1st Edition 2019
Language: English
Number of pages: 313
Weight: 692g
Height: 161mm
Width: 241mm
Spine width: 23mm