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This report assesses the sensitivity of the rockfall modelling used in Canterbury Earthquakes 2010/11 Port Hills Slope Stability: Pilot study for assessing life-safety risk from rockfalls (boulder roll) and Canterbury Earthquakes 2010/11 Port Hills Slope Stability: ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: GNS Science Consultancy Report 2012/124
<p>At least 135 rock falls have occurred from Glacier Point in Yosemite Valley since 1870. Rock falls in 1996 and 1998&ndash;1999 led to hypotheses that these events were triggered by water system discharges from visitor facilities (leachfield and storage ...
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Reference: Landslides and Engineered Slopes: Protecting Society through. Improved Understanding – Eberhardt et al. (eds) © 2012 Taylor & Francis Group, London, ISBN 978-0-415-62123-6
Potentially, increasing rockfall hazards triggered by climate change are a major concern expressed both in scientific and non-scientific media. An existing rockfall inventory for Austria including 252 events from ca. 1900 to 2010, mainly from non-permafrost ...
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Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 3209–3216, 2012
We analyzed a combination of airborne and terrestrial LiDAR, high-resolution photography, seismic, and acoustic data in order to gain insights into the initiation, dynamics, and talus deposition of a complex rock fall. A large (46 700 m<sup>3</sup>) rock fall ...
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Reference: EARTH SURFACE PROCESSES AND LANDFORMS Earth Surf. Process. Landforms 37, 680–691 (2012)
<p>The assessment of rock-fall hazard in appointed regions of the Bavarian Alps involves the evaluation of occurrence probability and intensity of the potential events. A systematic approach is presented, which allows to establish a regional comparability ...
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Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau ISBN 978-3-939230-01-4
<p>The purpose of this pilot study was to develop a methodology to assess risk to life from rockfall (boulder roll). The risk is expressed as the annual individual fatality risk. Rockfall triggered by earthquakes and other mechanisms such as rainfall is considered. ...
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Reference: GNS Science Consultancy Report 2011/311
On the 8th of June 2008 an earthquake of magnitude Ms=6.5 occurred in Western Greece, affecting Achaia and Ilia Prefectures. According to state reports 2 casualties occurred, 214 people were injured and more than 15 villages and towns suffered extensive damages ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, May, 2010
A big earthquake occurred on September 20, 2009 in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia. This earthquake caused damage and loss of both property and lives. The earthquake also triggered the emergence of rock falls in several areas in Padang, especially in the road ...
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Reference: J. SE Asian Appl. Geol., Sep–Dec 2010, Vol. 2(3), pp. 202–207
<p>On December 17, 2009, a large size rock fall generated at the area of Tempi, Central Greece causing one casualty. In particular, a large block was detached from a high of 70 meters and started to roll downslope and gradually became a rock slide. About 120 ...
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Reference: Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, Patras, May, 2010
<p>On December 17, 2009, a large size rock fall generated at the area of Tempi, Central Greece causing one casualty. In particular, a large block was detached from a high of 70 meters and started to roll downslope and gradually became a rock slide. About 120 ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 2010 Proceedings of the 12th International Congress, Patras, May, 2010