By Timothy R H Davies
Landslides are the costliest geo-hazard on this planet, and they’re frequently the reason or the results of different dangers and mess ups similar to tsunamis, earthquakes, wildfires, and volcanic eruptions. Landslide risks, dangers, and mess ups makes a detailed and targeted exam of significant mass hobbies and offers measures for extra thorough and exact tracking, prediction, preparedness, and prevention. It takes a geoscientific method of the subject whereas additionally discussing the affects human-induced explanations resembling deforestation, blasting, and construction construction-underscoring the multi-disciplinary nature of the topic.
- Contains contributions from professional geologists, seismologists, geophysicists, and environmental scientists chosen by way of a world-renowned editorial board
- Presents the most recent learn on causality, financial affects, fatality charges, and landslide and challenge soil preparedness and mitigation
- Numerous tables, maps, diagrams, illustrations, images, and video captures of damaging processes
- Discusses steps for prevention and remedy of challenge soils, the most costly geo-hazard within the world