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Publications by [Oppikofer T.]

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Terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) is one of the most promising surveying techniques for rockslope characterization and monitoring. Landslide and rockfall movements can be detected by means of comparison of sequential scans. One of the most pressing challenges ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 9, 365–372, 2009
In nearly 240 years 53 landslides have occurred along the Quebec City Promontory, causing 88 fatalities mainly by rockfalls. In October 2004 a rockfall reached the road close to the 1889 rockfall event which killed 35 people and injured 30 others. Using a ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: 4th Canadian Conference on Geohazards : From Causes to Management, J. Locat, D. Perret, D. Turmel, D. Demers et S. Leroueil