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<p>Ermenek is one of the curious settlement areas because of its topographical features in Karaman (Turkey). The city is located in northern side of the very steep cliffs formed by jointed limestone which are suddenly increased from 1250m to 1850 m. Moreover, ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., doi:10.5194/nhess-2015-337, 2016 Manuscript under review for journal Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci. Published: 19 January 2016
From the tunnelling perspective, the Himalayas arguably pose the most challenging ground conditions almost anywhere in the world. One of the prime reasons for this is that they are the youngest of the mountain chains. They are demonstrably rising faster than ...
Reference: Hydrovision India 2011, SESSION 5c: (Risk Management in Tunnelling)
This contribution provides an overview of previous and current research on the main topics related to rockfall.
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 2617-2651, 2011
In context of global climate change and the continuous extension of settlement areas in the Alps especially due to tourism, an increasing conflict between land use and natural hazard prevention can be observed. This also includes deep seated landslides, which ...
Reference: Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences Volume 102/2 Vienna 2009
As part of the Cuban system for landslide disaster management, a methodology was developed for regional scale landslide hazard assessment, which is a combination of different models. The method was applied in Guantánamo province at 1:100 000 scale. The analysis ...
Reference: GEOMOR-925
Purpose of the commentaryThe Commentary has been prepared to:• Provide background notes to explain the reasons for adopting theprovisions of the guideline.• Elaborate on some parts of the guideline• Provide references for additional reading.The commentary ...
Reference: Engineering Geology 102 (2008) 99–111
The Rockfall Management System developed for Tennessee DOT (TennRMS) integrates a customized rockfall risk rating system, web-based GIS application, and rockfall database to provide a robust single interface for interacting with rock slope information. The ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Dissertation submitted to the faculty of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy In Civil Engineering
This publication is produced by CMPA in order to assist in making quarry drilling a safer process.
Reference: Construction Material Processors Association CMPA December 2004, OHS Support in Quarries 01
<p>We present a geomorphological method to evaluate landslide hazard and risk. The method is based on the recognition of existing and past landslides, on the scrutiny of the local geological and morphological setting, and on the study of site-specific and ...
Reference: Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences (2002) 2: 57–72 c European Geophysical Society 2002
<p>This paper presents important stages of geotechnical input to safeguard the public from landslide hazards.</p>
Reference: 2nd World Engineering Congress, Malaysia 2002