Landslide Risk Management by Oldrich Hungr, Robin Fell, Réjean Couture, Erik Eberhardt

By Oldrich Hungr, Robin Fell, Réjean Couture, Erik Eberhardt

Landslide hazard Management contains the lawsuits of the overseas convention on Landslide danger administration, held in Vancouver, Canada, from could 31 to June three, 2005. the 1st a part of the booklet comprises state of the art and invited lectures, ready via groups of authors chosen for his or her event in particular subject matters assigned to them by means of the JTC-1 Committee. the second one half is a variety of papers submitted to the convention, such a lot of which function case-history illustrations of initiatives on landslide chance administration. This reference paintings provides the present prestige of landslide chance administration as seen by means of specialists from round the world.

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Note that for convenience it has been assumed that the tolerable risk criteria in Table 2 and Figure 4 apply to the cases considered. Other examples can be found in Lee & Jones (2004), Lacasse (1998), Ho et al (2000), and Fell & Hartford (1997). 9 CONCLUDING REMARKS (a) The risk management framework presented in this paper has been successfully used in landslide risk assessment and management for engineered and natural slopes. The framework may be adapted to suit a variety of problems, with due regard to the nature of the issues involved.

Will the slide reach the house/How big? How fast? g. joints, depth of colluvial soil over a rock slope etc). Judgement will be required, and there may be a range of possible slide volumes, each with a different frequency of sliding. Similarly the locations of the potential sliding can be assessed from the slope geometry, geology, geomorphology and historic data. The likely post failure velocity and travel distance should be assessed for each class of potential sliding accounting for the slide volume, position on the slope and slide mechanics.

Geological setting? 3. Hydrogeology? 4. History of movement? 5. Geotechnical characterisation of the slide or potential slide? 6. Mechanisms and dimensions of the slide or potential slide? 7. Mechanics of shearing and strength of the rupture surface? 8. Assessment of stability? 9. Assessment of deformations and travel distance? g. 1 Regional and local groundwater model? 2 Piezometric pressures within and around the slide? 3 Relationship of piezometric pressures to rainfall, snowfall and snowmelt, temperature, streamflows, reservoir levels, both seasonally and annually?

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