Dynamics of Rockslides and Rockfalls by Theodor H. Erismann,Gerhard Abele

By Theodor H. Erismann,Gerhard Abele

Mass circulation of rocks in excessive mountains can critically injure the inhabitants and harm man-made buildings in those parts. This booklet makes a speciality of the knowledge of the mechanisms of rockslides and rockfalls utilizing a quantitative method. the variety and pace of those dangers are calculated to function a foundation for evacuations and different preventive measures. Examples from 4 continents illustrate the need of this type of details. The booklet features a wealth of data for practitioners and scientists operating within the box of disaster prevention.

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