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Sassa, Kyoji

Landslides – Disaster Risk Reduction

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Table of contents

Part I. Progress of IPL Activities

1. Progress of the International Programme on Landslides (IPL) – Objectives of the IPL and the World Landslide Forum
Kyoji Sassa

2. Projects of International Programme on Landslides
Nicola Casagli, Giacomo Falorni, Veronica Tofani

Part II. Keynote Lectures

3. Landslide Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategy
Suzanne Lacasse, Farrokh Nadim, Suzanne Lacasse, Farrokh Nadim

4. Understanding to Predict
Luciano Picarelli

5. Mechanics-Based Approach Toward the Mitigation of Debris Flow Disasters
Tamotsu Takahashi

6. Submarine Mass Movements and Their Consequences: An Overview
Jacques Locat, Homa Lee

7. Satellite Remote Sensing Applications for Landslide Detection and Monitoring
Vern Singhroy

8. Huge Landslides Caused by Massive Earthquakes and Long-Lasting Geotechnical Risks
Konagai Kazuo, Johansson Jorgen, Takatsu Shigeki, Ikeda Takaaki

9. The Increasing Wildfire and Post-Fire Debris-Flow Threat in Western USA, and Implications for Consequences of Climate Change
Susan H. Cannon, Jerry DeGraff

10. Recovery of the Buddha's Niches and Cliff in Bamiyan (Central Afghanistan) after the Taliban Destruction of 2001
Claudio Margottini

Part III. Achievements of IPL Projects

11. Assessment of Global High-Risk Landslide Disaster Hotspots
Farrokh Nadim, Oddvar Kjekstad

12. International Summer School on Rockslides and Related Phenomena in the Kokomeren River Valley, Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan
Alexander L. Strom, Kanatbek E. Abdrakhmatov

13. Landslide Investigation and Capacity Building in the Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes Area (IPL C101-1)
Kyoji Sassa, Hiroshi Fukuoka, Raul Carreno

14. Monitoring, Geomorphological Evolution and Slope Stability of Inca Citadel of Machu Picchu: Results from Italian INTERFRASI project
P. Canuti, Claudio Margottini, N. Casagli, G. Delmonaco, L. Falconi, R. Fanti, A. Ferretti, G. Lollino, C. Puglisi, D. Spizzichino, D. Tarchi

15. Dilatometric and Extensometric Monitoring of Rock Blocks Displacements Within Machu Picchu Archaeological Site, Peru
Vít Vilímek, Jan Klimeš, Jiří Zvelebil, Fernando V. Astete

16. Geophysical Surveys at Machu Picchu, Peru: Results for Landslide Hazard Investigations
Melvyn Best, Peter Bobrowsky, Marten Douma, Victor Carlotto, Walter Pari

17. Integration of VHR Satellite Images with Field Data for the Analysis of Debris Sheet Instability in the Machu Picchu Area
Nicola Casagli, Riccardo Fanti, Gaia Righini

Part IV. Parallel Sessions

18. A Look from Space
Nicola Casagli, Veronica Tofani, Robert F. Adler

19. Mapping: Inventories, Susceptibility, Hazard and Risk
Javier Hervás, Peter Bobrowsky

20. Monitoring, Prediction and Early Warning
Kyoji Sassa, Luciano Picarelli, Yin Yueping

21. Catastrophic Slides and Avalanches
Alexander L. Strom

22. Cultural Heritage and Landslides: Research for Risk Prevention and Conservation
Paolo Canuti, Claudio Margottini, Riccardo Fanti, Edward N. Bromhead

23. Landslides and Multi-Hazards
Hideaki Marui, Farrokh Nadim

24. Rainfall, Debris Flows and Wildfires
Jerome V. DeGraff, Hirotaka Ochiai, J.V. DeGraff, H. Ochiai

25. Case Studies and National Experiences
Srikantha Herath, Yi Wang

26. Education, Capacity Building and Public Awareness for Disaster Reduction
Rajib Shaw, Yukiko Takeuchi, Badaoui Rouhban

27. International Cooperation Initiatives
Wolfgang Eder, Kaoru Takara, Fawu Wang

28. Policy and Institutional Framework for Landslide Mitigation and Risk Reduction
Gue See-Sew, Karnawati Dwikorita, Wong Shiao-Yun

29. Climate Change and Slope Instability
John J. Clague

30. Economic and Social Impacts of Landslides
Oddvar Kjekstad, Lynn Highland

31. Environmental Impact of Landslides
Marten Geertsema, Lynn Highland, Laura Vaugeouis

32. Engineering Measures for Landslide Disaster Mitigation
Mihail E. Popescu, Katsuo Sasahara

33. Watershed and Forest Management for Landslide Risk Reduction
Nicolas Dolidon, Thomas Hofer, Libor Jansky, Roy Sidle

Keywords: Geosciences, Applied Geosciences, Geoecology/Natural Processes, Environmental Monitoring/Analysis

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783540699705

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