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Description - Landslides by J. S. Griffiths

This text gives an overview of the main landslide field sites. It covers aspects of recent landslide research at the University of Wollongong. Topics: An overview of the main landslide field sites in the 9th ICFL; Aspects of recent landslide research at the University of Wollongong; Infiltration of rainwater and slope failure; Landslide hazards and highway engineering in Central and Northern Jordan; El Nino 1997-98: Direct costs of damaging landslides in the San Francisco Bay region; Mass movement features in the vincinity of the town Sorbas, South-east Spain; The movements and the countermeasures of the Choja Landslide; Interest in landslide hazard information - Parallels between Kingston, Jamaica and the San Francisco Bay region, USA; Slide activity in quick clay related to pore water pressure and weather parameters; Old and recent landslides of Barranco de Tirajana basin, Gran Canaria, Spain.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789058090782
ISBN-10: 9058090787
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 11mm)
Pages: 172
Imprint: A A Balkema Publishers
Publisher: A A Balkema Publishers
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: Netherlands

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