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Terrestrial Laser Scanner has been used to detect rock falls which have occurred in a limestone cliff during some years, in the difficult configuration of the Subalpine Chains. In a rock wall of width 750m and height 200 m, 130 rock falls larger than 0.1 ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: "First International Conference on Landslides Risk, Tabarka : Tunisia (2013)
This report is based on the methodology established in Canterbury Earthquakes 2010/11 Port Hills Slope Stability: Pilot study for assessing life-safety risk from rockfalls (boulder roll) and includes those areas of the Port Hills not assessed in the pilot ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: GNS Science Consultancy Report 2012/123
<p>A model for probabilistic assessment of excavation performance of tunnel projects is presented. The model is based on Dynamic Bayesian Networks (DBN) and enables to consider the quality of the design and construction process. It is applied on a case study, ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011: proceedings of the 3rd International Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk, Munich, Germany, June 2-3, 2011
<p>The paper presents matters related to risks in geotechnical works and structures in two Romanian technical regulations: Code NP 074-2007 regarding geotechnical documentations for constructions and Code NP 120-06 on the design and construction requirements ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
<p>This paper discusses some important issues related to the GBR and presents suggestions for improving these vital reports.</p>
Reference: Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) Proceedings, 2009
The Probabilistic Landslide Assessment Cost Estimation System (PLACES) presented in this report estimates the number and economic loss (cost) of landslides during a specified future time in individual areas, and then calculates the sum of those estimates. ...
Reference: Open-File Report 2008-1116
Although some mines use monitoring techniques to gain additional information on roof stability, this practice is usually short-term and localized to address ground conditions in a particular section or part of the mine. A methodology to assess the risk for ...
Reference: 2006 SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit, March 27-29, St. Louis, Missouri
This study concerns the preliminary screening of potential exposures in hypothetical site workers to specific leachate constituents during the spray irrigation of landfill leachate, with broader public health considerations in mind.
Reference: Environmental Pollution, Feb. 2005, Vol.133(3), pp.587-599
<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
The main purpose of the reports is to provide comprehensive descriptions of the state of the art of decision analysis and sampling strategies for contaminated land. The reports form an important basis for future work, not only in the specific project, but ...