Landslides: Proceedings of the 9th international conference and field trip, Bristol, 16 September 1999

1st Edition

J.S. Griffiths, M.R. Stokes, R.G. Thomas

CRC Press
Published January 1, 1999
Reference - 172 Pages
ISBN 9789058090782 - CAT# RU41084


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This text gives an overview of the main landslide field sites. It covers aspects of recent landslide research at the University of Wollongong.
Topics: An overview of the main landslide field sites in the 9th ICFL; Aspects of recent landslide research at the University of Wollongong; Infiltration of rainwater and slope failure; Landslide hazards and highway engineering in Central and Northern Jordan; El Niño 1997-98: Direct costs of damaging landslides in the San Francisco Bay region; Mass movement features in the vincinity of the town Sorbas, South-east Spain; The movements and the countermeasures of the Choja Landslide; Interest in landslide hazard information - Parallels between Kingston, Jamaica and the San Francisco Bay region, USA; Slide activity in quick clay related to pore water pressure and weather parameters; Old and recent landslides of Barranco de Tirajana basin, Gran Canaria, Spain.

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