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Dynamics of Rockslides and Rockfalls

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Case Histories, Geomorphological Facts.- 3 Comments on Mechanisms of Release.- 4 Mechanisms of Disintegration.- 5 Mechanisms of Displacement.- 6 From Analysis to Prediction.- 7 Secondary Effects.- Review of Highlights.- References.

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From the reviews: "This book on Dynamics of Rockslides and Rockfalls is authored by Professor Theodor H. Erismann and the late Professor Gerhard Abele. ... the importance to analyse case histories in order to be able to back up theoretical considerations with geomorphological facts is fully recognized. The following detailed description of ... rockslides, to end up with the Huascaran event in South America makes the reading of the book quite interesting as it is well written and illustrated with excellent photographs and carefully drawn diagrams." (Giovanni Barla, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, Vol. 35 (2), 2002) "As the title of this book indicates, its stress is on mechanisms, particularly the mechanisms of displacement. ... the volume will be much used by professionals working at catastrophic rockslide prevention. The book ... succeeds everywhere in making one think about rockslides and rockfalls and the dangers they present." (M. Dane Picard, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Vol. 86 (4), April, 2002)

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